San Francisco's hotel workers took to the streets today to protest the layoffs, reduced hours, and healthcare cuts they have endured as a result of the recession.
Hundreds of workers in the hospitality industry gathered near the Hyatt Regency Hotel around 11:00 a.m. and marched around San Francisco's downtown hotels.
A labor contract affecting about 9,000 hotel workers expired in August. Workers said they hope the protest will convince hotels to create a contract that ensures affordable healthcare and a fair workload.
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