Westin Hotel Flies White Flag In Union Dispute

Law360, New York (May 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Westin hotel has backed off its long-standing fight with nearly three dozen employees seeking to unionize, agreeing to allow the workers to wear the pro-union buttons that had been at the center of the dispute.

Late Friday, the hotel reached a rapprochement with UNITE HERE, the international hotel workers’ union that had been attempting to unionize the Westin Los Angeles airport employees as well as workers at a dozen other area hotels.

In February, The National Labor Relations Board accused the Westin of discriminating against...
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