Updates

Housekeepers On Strike at Chicago’s Hotel Monaco

Housekeepers at the Hotel Monaco in downtown Chicago are on strike today to demand a fair process to organize a union. They held a rally and press conference today at 11:00 am at Daley Plaza, with union and non-union housekeepers from across Chicago. Workers at the Hotel Monaco first approached hotel ... Read more »

Job Fair: Savor Chicago

A Premier Food Service Company at McCormick Place IMMEDIATE Openings For: Banquet Servers Bartenders Barporters Date:          Thursday, April 16th   Time:          9am-2pm Location:  270◦ Restaurant (West Building)                    McCormick Place Convention ... Read more »

Job Fair: Savor Chicago

A Premier Food Service Company at McCormick Place IMMEDIATE Openings For Cooks Stewards Restaurant Staff Date:          Friday, April 17th    Time:          9am-2pm Location:  270◦ Restaurant (West Building)                    McCormick Place Convention Center 2301 ... Read more »

La Lucha Sigue: The Monaco & Burnham Hotel Fight Continues (VIDEO)

After calling on their employer for a fair process to organize a union, workers at Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco & Hotel Burnham in Chicago continue to mobilize, and fight for respect. More information: http://www.unitehere1.org/?p=3418 Después de llamar a su empleador por un proceso justo de organizar ... Read more »
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We’re winning with Rahm!

UNITE HERE Local 1 is proud to endorse Rahm Emanuel for Mayor of Chicago, along with the following McCormick Place/Navy Pier unions: IUOE Local 399, IBEW Local 134, Carpenters, Steelworkers Decorators 17u, Riggers Local 136, Plumbers 130, IATSE Local 110, and Pipefitters 547. You can find a complete ... Read more »

Ameristar Casino Workers Launch Boycott of Company Over Health Insurance

Contact: Joe Shansky (312) 623-5382, jshansky@unitehere1.org Employees urge customers to stay away from Ameristar until labor dispute is settled EAST CHICAGO, IN – As of Wednesday March 4th, workers at Ameristar Casino in East Chicago are asking customers to gamble elsewhere until Ameristar settles ... Read more »

Ameristar workers call for boycott (Chicago Tribune)

Union employees at Ameristar Casino are urging patrons to boycott the East Chicago boat until they reach a contract settlement with owner Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. that includes retention of their current health insurance plan. (Read more)     Read more »
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