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My Ten-Point Plan for Taylor Swift and Hotel Workers’ Solidarity

Peter Dreier City Watch
On July 27, the hotel workers union in LA, UNITE HERE Local 11, in a full page ad in the Los Angeles Times, asked Swift to cancel her six sold-out concerts at SoFi stadium in Inglewood, in solidarity with the 15,000 hotel workers who have been on s


Los Angeles Hotel Workers Go on Strike

Jill Cowan and Kurtis Lee The New York Times
The strike is part of a wave of recent labor actions in the nation’s second-largest metropolis, where high costs of living have made it difficult for many workers — from housekeepers to Hollywood writers — to stay afloat.
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