SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) –
UPDATE: As of Monday night, Marriott has accepted the employee's terms and ended the strike. Employees will get back to work this week.
The Marriott hotel strike in San Francisco, which affects 2,500 workers, has reached a preliminary agreement.
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Dishwashers, bells and cooks were on the picket line for nearly two months, demanding better wages, affordable health care and safe workload.
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"We can confirm that We have a preliminary agreement and we look forward to welcoming our staff back to work," said one Spokesman for Marriott International.
Workers could work again by Wednesday.
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The mayor of San Francisco, London Breed, has issued the following statement: "I am pleased that Local 2 and Marriott have reached a preliminary agreement, to end the hotel employee strike. " in San Francisco. In this time of growing inequality, it is critical that our employees earn a decent wage that enables them to live and support their families in the increasingly expensive Bay Area. I am proud to have supported the workers in their fight for better wages, health care and job security. I would like to thank both sides of the negotiations for reaching an agreement.
We have more information on the strike of the Marriott workers here.
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