IATSE Local 122 in San Diego, CA has won the right to represent audio visual employees who work at the Marina Marriott Hotel in the San Diego area, it was announced by IATSE President Thomas C, Short.
The unit consisted of 13 people in the audio/visual department at the Marriott. Final results of an NLRB election at the hotel were 10 to 2 in favor of union representation. Negotiations for a new agreement will begin in the near future. There are also two other Marriott hotels in San Diego that are still unorganized.
Organizing efforts were spearheaded by IATSE International Representative Robert Trombetta.