Victory At The Westin

Just back from the celebration at Trinity:  Congratulations to the workers at the Westin, who have survived a two-year standoff and today ratified their new contract in a 114-4 vote!  Here’s the Projo article:

PROVIDENCE — In a move that brings an end to a two-year labor dispute that produced rallies and a consumer boycott of the Westin Providence hotel, Unite Here union employees voted 114 to 4 Tuesday to ratify a new three-year contract that gradually erases a 20-percent pay cut and immediately returns half of the 54 employees who were laid off.

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