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Report Back – Local 878 Community Briefing

On October 5th, dozens of community activists and leaders attended Local 878’s briefing on the status of the Sheraton Anchorage campaign. Politicians, religious leaders, labor union representatives and heads of local community groups joined workers to discuss the campaign to defend their livelihoods against the Sheraton’s unlawful and shameless actions. After the briefing, workers and […]

Union in Sheraton workers’ fight scores legal victory

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 […]

Administrative Law Judge Finds Sheraton Anchorage Hotel Guilty of Unlawful Behavior

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, […]

Sheraton continues its anti-union campaign – Alaska Daily News

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 […]

Judge throws out Anchorage hotel’s union lawsuit – Washington Examiner

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 […]