From New America Media, Vivian Po, Posted: Nov 16, 2009
Editor’s Note: During a recent three-day strike outside the Grand Hyatt hotel in San Francisco, nearly half of the protesters were Chinese immigrants. Many of them work as room cleaners and food servers in local hotels. But a new contract would make them pay for their own health insurance. They say health insurance should be provided for them and their families, and cover any injuries they may suffer on the job.