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Westin hotel to layoff employees after protests over pay cuts
According to the Providence Journal, the hotel workers were notified Friday that their jobs would be farmed out to a subcontracting firm at the end of the month.
Demonstrations began in March when the 200-member hotel workers union called for a boycott of the hotel after learning that Westin management wanted to impose wage cuts, health-care cost increases and increased work loads.
The union, whose contract expired in October, says it will continue to call for a boycott.
[via The Providence Journal]