"Thousands of housekeepers cooks and other workers at Marriott. Hotels are on strike in San Francisco and San Jose after months of unsuccessful wage negotiations. A spokesman for the unite here. Local union says about twenty five hundred Marriott hotel workers were picketing outside at least seven hotels in downtown. San Francisco workers walked the picket line outside the Ritz Carlton, the palace hotel, the w hotel and the Mariot marquee union. Officials say many members have to work at least a second job to make ends meet Marietta. Officials say the hotels will continue operating."