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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, ...

Unite Here Indianapolis | Facebook

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See more of Unite Here Indianapolis by logging into Facebook ..... Penny and Me : UNITE HERE Campaigns for Housekeeper To Join Hyatt's Board - Working In ...

Hyatt Labor Disputes | Union Hotel Guide

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While the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Sacramento is not directly owned by Hyatt ... hotel did not get union representation for its restaurant, bar and housekeeping staff. ... with UNITE HERE Local 49 that would have given majority of the hotel staff a ...

Penny Pritzker nominated for commerce secretary

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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 ...

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 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.

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 ... The hotel workers union Unite has campaigned against Hyatt and targeted board members in the past, organising a boycott through its Hyatt Hurts campaign. ... "There is not a lot of love for her here," said Mayle.

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At Last, Hyatt Workers Win Deal—With Room to Grow | Labor Notes

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Jul 2, 2013 ... said a Los Angeles hotel housekeeper last year, explaining how standards are getting ... After UNITE HERE's 10-year campaign for union recognition, Long Beach voters ... Penny Pritzker, who had been President Obama's ...

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, .....