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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 ... After UNITE HERE's 10-year campaign for union recognition, Long Beach ... their mansions—including Penny Pritzker's own seven-bathroom house, ...


During that same period median non-union wages for housekeepers have only ... Over 500 workers at two Hyatt hotels in San Antonio Texas won a first ... (graph)? Workers are joining UNITE HERE in cities where unions have ... Campaigns.


Sep 26, 2014 ... Wanda Rosario was one of the 98 housekeepers Hyatt fired and replaced ... “It strikes me as wise to clean up a negative perception issue that might be lingering . ... and unresolved organizing campaigns in a number of cities around the world. Hyatt reached an agreement on those issues with the Unite Here ...


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 ...


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, ...


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.''.


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 ...


Heiress Penny Sue Pritzker chairs Obama's national campaign finance committee. ... The UNITE HERE unionwebsite says: “Hyatt Hotel Housekeepers suffer abuse. .... Don't get me started on the stress they're experiencing) and the same question gets agreement ... Bay Citizen First Start-Up News Website to Join Union.


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.


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 about the strike ... 2:36pm, News clippings: Some custodians may join strike, CPS finds money ... The Chicago Teachers Solidarity Campaign has made ...