San Jose OBBer Daniel Banner

DoubleTree Strike in San Jose

Hi, my name is Daniel, I’m a bell person at the Doubletree in San Jose. I’ve been working at the DT for a year and a half.  The reason I participated in a four-daystrike is because I’m fighting for a better future. We’ve been in negotiations for about a year and the corporation is not […]

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Perspective: An Injury to One is an Injury to All

Prior to being a Summer Organizer, I went many times to Sacramento to protest the inadequate funding the Golden State is providing its students. I encountered many hotel workers during my travels. As a customer, every hotel worker I met had a smile and a cheerful disposition. Never had it crossed my mind that many […]

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Solidarity with Hyatt Workers in San Jose

On Friday July 1st, UNITE HERE Local 19 held a delegation to the Santa Clara Hyatt hotel, as part of a national day of action to demand justice for all union and non-union Hyatt workers. As a Summer Organizer at Local 19 in San Jose, I was very excited to see this action happen in […]

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