DON'T LET A LABOR DISPUTE DISRUPT YOUR STAY.
LABOR DISPUTES OFTEN MEAN REGULAR PICKET LINES, LEAFLETING, RALLIES AND OTHER ACTIONS AT AFFECTED HOTELS.
ARE YOU COMFORTABLE CROSSING A PICKET LINE?
MEMBERS OF THE UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST WEREN'T. WATCH AS UCC LEADERS EXPLAIN THE VALUE OF HONORING BOYCOTTS, WHILE THEY RALLY IN SUPPORT OF WORKERS AT THE HILTON LONG BEACH.
The UCC had a contract with the Hilton Long Beach for their 2013 General Synod, but when workers called for a boycott of their hotel, the UCC was able to honor the boycott WITHOUT PENALTY because they had protective language in their contract.
so, how can you protect yourself?
JOIN THE UNITE HERE
AND FOLLOW THESE EASY STEPS:
BOOK AT A FAIR HOTEL.
There are Fair Hotels in cities across the U.S. and Canada, including every major brand and every level of service, from boutiques to landmark destinations. Find a Fair Hotel at your destination here, or with our iPhone app.
Meeting reservations are often made years in advance and labor relations can change over time. Consult with us when selecting a hotel venue and to get the labor forecast at your destination: 202-661-3680 or firstname.lastname@example.org
GET IT IN WRITING.
When it comes to event contracts, it makes sense to protect yourself and stay in control of your options. No one wants to be stuck in the middle of a labor dispute, so insist on contractual protections that will allow you to relocate. Model protective language is available here.