Starwood’s Hotel Housekeepers Fight “Fake Green” Program

  This December, actions to highlight the work and struggle of hotel housekeepers are being coordinated across the globe,  in a “Worldwide Week of Action for Dignity & Safe Work”, with housekeepers from over 30 countries organizing events in their regions. Chicago’s Local ... Read more »

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Job Opportunities

Current Open Positions at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place 2233 S. Martin Luther King Dr. | Chicago, Illinois 60616 As of November 24, 2014 Hourly Positions CHI006607 | Beverage Server Assistant (Busser) | M/X Lounge | Part-time | $10.60/hour + tips CHI006590 | Food Runner/Cashier | Forno Italian Trattoria ... Read more »


Starting November 1st, significant healthcare plan changes have begun for our members. As healthcare costs rise, we are taking steps to make sure we can keep great health insurance into the future without sacrificing raises.  These changes will affect all members in UNITE HERE HEALTH plans (except River ... Read more »
CBS GSF5.9.14

Thompson Center Food Service Workers Seek Quinn’s Help Keeping Jobs

Union food service employees at the Thompson Center food court were urging Gov. Pat Quinn to protect their jobs in the face of a looming management changeover. Read more »
Rivers Casino

Rivers Casino settles with union over labor charges

Rivers Casino operators have reached a settlement with a Chicago-based hospitality workers union over claims the casino tried to prevent employees from unionizing. Read more »
DailyHerald Rivers 5-7-14

Agreement: Rivers Casino can’t threaten workers wanting union

Rivers Casino management must post a notice to employees promising not to threaten them if they seek to join a union, according to a settlement between the Des Plaines casino and a labor union that’s been trying to organize its workers. Read more »
Crains RiversULP5-6-14

Bluhm, union settle charges in Rivers Casino organizing drive

Billionaire real estate investor Neil Bluhm and Unite Here Local 1 have settled a series of charges over the union’s drive to organize workers at Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, the state’s most lucrative gambling hall. Read more »
© 2014 UNITE HERE Local 1. All rights reserved.