By MARY PEMBERTON Associated Press A local union leader declared temporary victory Thursday for workers in a federal administrative judge’s ruling in a fight at the Sheraton Anchorage, but said the boycott of the hotel is not over. “We will continue to fight,” said Marvin Jones, president of Unite Here Local 878. “We feel we […]
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NLRB Administrative Law Judge Finds Sheraton Anchorage Hotel Guilty of Committing Numerous Unfair Labor Practices Against UNITE HERE Local 878 and its Members On August 25, 2011, Administrative Law Judge Gregory Z. Meyerson issued a long-awaited verdict on the sixteen separate allegations of unlawful behavior which had been lodged against Remington Lodging & Hospitality LLC, […]
There are two large hotels in Anchorage that are currently under boycott for mistreatment of workers – the Anchorage Sheraton and the Anchorage Hilton. On Tuesday, August 9, The Mudflats reported that three community leaders were expelled from the office of the General Manager of the Sheraton when they came to express the concerns of […]
In 2006, Texas-based Ashford Hospitality acquired the 370-room downtown Sheraton Anchorage Hotel. Ashford has paired up with its hotel management company, Remington Hospitality Services, to carry out a brutal anti-union campaign that is singularly out of step with the history of cooperation between the hotel owners and workers who have built our successful tourism industry […]
A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit over a boycott of a downtown Anchorage hotel after finding union activities that cost the hotel operator hundreds of thousands of dollars are protected by federal law. The operator of the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel & Spa alleged in its lawsuit that the union’s call to boycott was […]