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Rivers Casino workers rally for a fair process to organize a union; call for Rush Street Gaming’s “New York Deal”

Despite pledging to abide by a fair organizing process in New York, Neil Bluhm’s casino management company refuses to stop intimidation and harassment tactics in Des Plaines DES PLAINES, IL– Over one hundred casino and hotel workers lined the road leading into Rivers Casino today to protest ... Read more »

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 »
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