PHOTOS: Housekeepers, Activists Recognize International Women's Day in Hyatt Protest

Hundreds of West Hollywood demonstrators honor working women outside the Sunset Strip hotel Thursday evening.

Wearing red and white, members of the union Unite Here picketed alongside hotel housekeepers outside the on Sunset Boulevard Thursday to celebrate International Women's Day.

Clotheslines bearing messages and stories of the struggles women face at work were erected outside the hotel. Participants were invited to share their stories on a pillowcase at the action and to share a photo of it on the "Hyatt Hurts" Facebook page album.

The National Organization for Women, Stonewall Democrats, and Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice joined hundreds of hotel housekeepers across Los Angeles between 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on the Sunset Strip.

Also present was Assemblywoman Betsy Butler, 50th Assembly candidate Torie Osborn, and Lindsey Horvath, president of NOW's Hollywood chapter.

An Andaz representative told Patch the hotel remained at normal operations Thursday.

"We respect the rights of others to demonstrate and are took measures to ensure the security of our guests and associates," the hotel said in a statement.

Scroll through the photo gallery for some images from Thursday's rally.

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