Raises bring workers at 2 Long Beach hotels up to at least $22 an hour

By Alicia Robinson

April 13, 2023

Employees at two hotels in Downtown Long Beach are celebrating $4 per hour raises and other benefits that union representatives hope to spread to thousands of other hospitality workers across the region in ongoing contract talks.

The Hyatt Regency and Hyatt Centric agreed to bring minimum pay to between $22 and $25 an hour for non-tipped positions, including housekeepers, cooks, front desk workers, and stewards, Unite Here Local 11 (which represents the workers) announced at a press conference Thursday. (….See more)