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, ...
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 ...
Sep 12, 2011 ... A one-week strike at six Hyatt hotels is a struggle for dignity, respect and the right
... For information on supporting UNITE HERE strikers, visit the Hotel Workers
Rising website. The union is encouraging people to join a picket line, send a ...
retaliated by turning on heat lamps underneath the hotel awnings, .....
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.
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.
May 28, 2013 ... Part 2: Alabama Prison Strike Organizer Joins with Pastor to Achieve Criminal
Justice Reform ... Billionaire business tycoon and former Obama fundraiser
Penny Pritzker ... outsourcing, low wages and the mistreatment of housekeepers.
... One is this battle with UNITE HERE, where Hyatt has refused to ...
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 .....
Apr 10, 2016 ... "That's what really makes me mad," Martinez said. ... enjoyed as much recent
success as the campaign to raise pay for the working poor. ... "I wouldn't even say
it's an incentive," Unite Here Local 11 President Tom Walsh said of ... Many union
workers, including the housekeepers who make ...
Jan 7, 2013 ... HERE (and later UNITE HERE) were affiliated with the AFL-CIO until September
... Board of UNITE HERE voted to leave the AFL-CIO and join with the ... Hyatt
responded to the union campaign against it by calling the tactics “an ...
Housekeepers in union hotel casinos in Las Vegas are paid an .... About Me.
May 2, 2013 ... Nomination of Hyatt heiress and Democratic fundraiser likely to upset ... Obama
at the White House said Penny Pritzker would 'make America a magnet for good
jobs'. ... The hotel workers union Unite has campaigned against Hyatt and ...
provided volunteers for the 2008 and 2012 White House campaigns.