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unitehere.org/industry/hotels

Hotel jobs like housekeeper, cook, bellman, server, bartender, front desk agent, dishwasher, and others often pay at the poverty level. But where our members ...

www.labornotes.org/2013/07/last-hyatt-workers-win-deal%E2%80%94-room-grow

Jul 2, 2013 ... Hyatt hotel workers conducted a multi-year boycott of their employer, seeking a contract ... said a Los Angeles hotel housekeeper last year, explaining how standards are ... After UNITE HERE's 10-year campaign for union recognition, Long Beach voters ... Penny Pritzker, who had been President Obama's ...

www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/2013/05/20135873932733462.html

May 8, 2013 ... Perhaps the campaign's tough tone on wealth soured her, or perhaps ... UNITE HERE, in part, targeted Pritzker personally because of that closeness to ... It means understanding that it should be easier for workers to join a union, ... When I spoke to Hyatt housekeeper Cathy Youngblood in October, she was ...

freebeacon.com/national-security/a-penny-earned

May 2, 2013 ... Major Obama bundler Penny Pritzker nominated for commerce secretary ... billionaire hotel heiress and major campaign donor Penny Pritzker could drive a wedge ... the Pritzker family for abusing thousands of employees of its Hyatt Hotel chain. ... A UNITE HERE spokeswoman declined to comment on the ...

www.fairhotel.org/unite-here-changes-lives

UNITE HERE changes lives by improving wages and benefits in thousands of ... In Chicago, housekeepers have organized and won wage increases from $8.83 ... Over 500 workers at two Hyatt hotels in San Antonio Texas won a first contract in 2015. ... (graph)? Workers are joining UNITE HERE in cities where unions have ...

query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=940CE7D9113FF936A25754C0A9649D8B63&pagewanted=all

Jul 15, 2012 ... At first glance, the party that Penny Pritzker hosted last month in ... She does plan to join him on the campaign trail this month, but that .... of its housekeepers is 12 years and that Unite Here has refused to settle. ... It should be an issue between Hyatt and the unions, not become something personal to me.''.

www.pinterest.com/pin/36802921926359839

This Pin was discovered by UNITE HERE Local 1. ... from UNITE HERE Local 43 supporting Local 1 Inn of Chicago housekeepers. .... Hyatt workers and allies joined them in solidarity and appreciation. .... our Sleep with the Right People National campaign. http://sleepwiththerightpeople.org/ ... RSVP: http://on.fb.me/ RIAoA4.

inthesetimes.com/working/entry/13594/hyatt_worker_cathy_youngblood_were_not_going_to_stop_until_we_get_what_we_n

Jul 30, 2012 ... Cathy Youngblood says she "doesn't want any housekeeper to suffer like we have suffered. ... sponsored by Hyatt Hotels and the UNITE HERE union, which is now calling for a global boycott of Hyatts as part of its Hyatt Hurts campaign. ... ( Hyatt family heir, board member and Chicago philanthropist) Penny ...

www.solidarity-us.org/site/node/3695

Sep 13, 2012 ... Penny Pritzer, who is on the Hyatt board of directors and served as National ... Speakers included a housekeeper and UNITE HERE member, who talked ... 2: 36pm, News clippings: Some custodians may join strike, CPS finds ... of volunteers from the Chicago Teachers Solidarity Campaign and the CTU; ...

michaelklonsky.blogspot.com/2011/07/penny-pritzker-turns-heat-lamps-on.html

Jul 21, 2011 ... ... protest the hotel chain's intolerable treatment of their housekeeping staff. ... Heiress Penny Sue Pritzker chairs Obama's national campaign ... Unite Here, the hotel and restaurant workers union, is holding large ... If you join the picket line, be sure and dress light and drink plenty of .... Let me hear from you.