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Union for Laid-Off Workers Wants to Know If Hotel Took PPP Loans

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JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot
JW Marriott Santa Monica Le MerigotSource: MB Pictures/Shutterstock

A union in California is seeking to force a luxury hotel to disclose how much it borrowed from a small business relief program and whether it’s using the money to pay workers.

Local 11 of Unite Here filed a charge with the National Labor Relations Board, arguing the JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Merigot has ignored the union’s requests for information about how the property is using the Paycheck Protection Program.