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Unite Here Indianapolis - Facebook

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Unite Here Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN. ... Penny and Me: UNITE HERE Campaigns for Housekeeper To Join Hyatt's Board - Working In These Times. UNITE ...

Penny Pritzker nominated for commerce secretary

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May 2, 2013 ... Major Obama bundler Penny Pritzker nominated for commerce ... President Barack Obama's nomination of billionaire hotel heiress and major campaign donor Penny Pritzker ... family for abusing thousands of employees of its Hyatt Hotel chain. ... A UNITE HERE spokeswoman declined to comment on the ...

What a mess: Hyatt's housekeeping scandal - Sep. 30, 2009 - Fortune

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Sep 30, 2009 ... Even Hyatt knows, although something tells me it hasn't completely sunk in yet. ... Local 26 of Unite Here, the hotel workers union, which has never had a ... be a tough reelection campaign next fall, threatened a Hyatt boycott covering ... Now comes new pressure on Hyatt board member Penny Pritzker, ...

UNITE HERE Considers Itself Progressive. So Why Is the Union ...

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Feb 26, 2015 ... UNITE HERE Local 1, who represents the housekeepers and other employees of the ... Penny Pritzker had been the chief fundraiser for Obama's first ... in the past, as it did in the streets during the last campaign against the Hyatt. ... it does not surprise me they jumped behind Rahm, a known union buster.

Penny Pritzker Had Big Role in Obama '08 but Is Backstage in '12 ...

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Jul 15, 2012 ... She does plan to join him on the campaign trail this month, but that could .... been brewing for years over working conditions for housekeepers. ... Henry Tamarin, president of Unite Here Local 1 in Chicago, helped ... It should be an issue between Hyatt and the unions, not become something personal to me.

Unite HERE, hotel workers, in confrontation with Hyatt, Pritzker family

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Jan 22, 2011 ... UNITE HERE (the union representing hotel and restaurant workers) hotel ... Hyatt chief billionaire Penny Pritzker (above center) served as chief fundraiser for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign and began cashing in ... Chicago's Hyatt Regency housekeepers have been given excessive work ...

Heiress to anti-union company rumored for Commerce Secretary ...

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Feb 1, 2013 ... ... Congress Plaza protest against billionaire Hyatt Hotel mogul Penny Pritzker, ... A UNITE HERE-maintained campaign website alleges that Hyatt is “the ... of fired housekeepers appealed their termination to directly to her. ... Five women join Hamilton on $10 bill ... Let Me Finish: America is about building ...

UNITE HERE | Left Labor Reporter

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But the relationship between Hyatt and UNITE HERE has not always been so amicable. ... in 2013 when Penny Pritzker, a billionaire who owns the largest stake in Hyatt, ... Hyatt workers reaped the benefits of that agreement when they join Local 23. ... As a result, UNITE HERE has launched its petition campaign aimed at ...

Unions | Dignity at Work

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Jul 16, 2013 ... UNITE HERE will end its global boycott of Hyatt when the contracts are ratified. ... Whether they provide housekeeping services in hotels or harvest crops on farms, “we .... “If you are only thinking of traditional campaigns and old forms of worker ... Religious leaders organized by Arise Chicago will join other .....

Penny Pritzker's TIF - Chicago Newstips by Community Media ...

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Aug 8, 2012 ... School board member Penny Pritzker's Hyatt Hotels Corp. is .... to press releases from UNITE-HERE, which represents hotel workers. ... Hyatt housekeepers' workload is double the industry standard, ... ongoing campaign to pressure Hyatt associates to join their union in ... Notify me of new posts by email.

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Hyatt workers draw the line | SocialistWorker.org

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Sep 12, 2011 ... A one-week strike at six Hyatt hotels is a struggle for dignity, respect and ... of housekeepers at six Hyatt hotels in several cities around the U.S. ... For information on supporting UNITE HERE strikers, visit the Hotel Workers Rising website. ... retaliated by turning on heat lamps underneath the hotel awnings, ...

Why UNITE HERE Is Opposing Penny Pritzker's Nomination for the ...

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Jun 4, 2013 ... Why UNITE HERE Is Opposing Penny Pritzker's Nomination for the Secretary of Commerce. 06/04/2013 10:54 am ... Hyatt housekeepers get paid as little as $2 to clean a room. ... Theories Spread: Trump Deliberately Sabotaging His Own Campaign ... Get top stories and blog posts emailed to me each day.

Why 'unions don't like' Penny Pritzker - Al Jazeera English

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May 8, 2013 ... UNITE HERE, in part, targeted Pritzker personally because of that closeness ... rates, that its housekeepers have the highest injury rate of any hotel company, ... It means understanding that it should be easier for workers to join a union, ... At the time, Youngblood was telling me about the Hyatt Andaz in West ...