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Wyndham Hotel Workers Vote to Strike, a Growing Trend During ‘Striketober’

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Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
Restaurant hotel workers and Unite Here representatives chanted, “If we don’t get it, shut it down,” at a vote of union members to authorize a strike outside the Wyndham Hotel in Philadelphia on October 28, 2021.

Another day, another strike vote. Last Thursday, workers from an old city hotel vote to authorize a strike this month, part of a wave of labor militancy being called ‘striketober.” WHYY’s Laura Benshoff reports on why workers and experts say that’s happening.

(Original air-date: 11/2/21)