A picket line stretched for roughly two blocks in front of the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in the south Loop. The demonstration was organized by Unite Here, which represents Hyatt Hotel workers.
With Chicago’s Penny Pritzker set to undergo confirmation hearings this week in Washington, the workers from the hotel chain that brought her fortune came out in force to protest.
Hundreds of protesters landed outside the Hyatt McCormick Place just as the National Restaurant Association Show, one of the nation’s largest hospitality industry trade shows, was letting out for its third day at McCormick Place.
If you fly at all, chances are you’ve visited Chicago’s O’Hare Airport – 66 million of us spent some time there just in 2012 – and while you were waiting for flights, you probably got something to eat. When I think of O’Hare, a ride on the long automated walkway is usually the first image ...
Cocineras dicen no a la comida congelada
About a dozen school lunchroom workers gathered outside Chicago Public Schools’ (CPS) headquarters today and called on the Board of Education to phase out its frozen food model and provide healthier meals to students.
Dozens of Chicago Public Schools food service workers rallied Tuesday afternoon to call for an end to quickly prepared frozen meals that can be readied in smaller kitchens by fewer workers.