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Penny and Me: UNITE HERE Campaigns for Housekeeper To Join ...

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Mar 22, 2013 ... UNITE HERE Local 8 workers take part in a the union's "Someone Like Me" Campaign to get Cathy Youngblood either a seat on Hyatt's board, ...

Hyatt's Housekeeping Scandal Continues - CleanLink

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Oct 2, 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, ...

Hyatt to give fired housekeepers $1 million - The Boston Globe

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Sep 26, 2014 ... Wanda Rosario was one of the 98 housekeepers Hyatt fired and replaced with lower-paid ... and unresolved organizing campaigns in a number of cities around the world. Hyatt reached an agreement on those issues with the Unite Here ... going to see me in front of their hotel to try and put a union there.” ...

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.

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 .....

Hotel Maids: Work the Hardest, Paid the Least | Bud Meyers

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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.

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.

Sisters fired by Hyatt after objecting to bikini pictures fight back

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Nov 18, 2011 ... Help Join the mailing list ..... [T]he photos were "extremely humiliating and shameful for me," ... UniteHere, the union representing the sisters, has no knowledge of any ... Hyatt has made its contempt for its housekeepers and other workers ... more about the Hotel Workers Rising campaign to make Hyatt treat ...

Obama turns to Chicago again and picks Penny Pritzker for ...

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May 2, 2013 ... 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 ... Pritzker joins others from Chicago who have served – or are still ... Although less prominent in the 2012 campaign, she is estimated to have ...

Penny Pritzker not a hit with the 99% | Helaine Olen | Money | The ...

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May 23, 2013 ... Housekeepers at Hyatt – where Penny Pritzker has been a board members since ... for Unite Here, the union representing the housekeepers.

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Unite Here Indianapolis | Facebook

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1701 W 18th St. Indianapolis, IN 46202 ... Penny and Me: UNITE HERE Campaigns for Housekeeper To Join Hyatt's Board - Working In These Times. UNITE HERE Local 8 workers take part in a the ...

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 ...

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 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, .....