• L.A. Council Moves Forward With ‘Hotel Worker Protection' Ordinance

    12 days ago - By Bésame

    The Los Angeles City Council voted in favor of an initiative that would increase wages and safety protocols for hotel workers.
    With the Unite Here 11 hotel union present in support of Councilman Kevin De León's initiative, the council voiced its thoughts on hotel worker rights and passed it by a 10-3 vote.
    “These are basic workplace protections,” De León said during the council meeting. “Nothing proposed here is in fact controversial.”
    De León spoke about his mother, who was a housekeeper and hotel worker, saying that Latina immigrant women have “three strikes” against them when it comes...
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