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(Press) O’Hare restaurant workers warn holiday travelers of possible strike

via Sun Times: Restaurant and concessions workers at O’Hare Airport are warning holiday travelers that their trips could be affected by a possible strike for more affordable health insurance and higher wages… Read more »

(Press) O’Hare restaurant workers vote to authorize strike

via Chicago Sun Times: Restaurant and concessions workers at O’Hare Airport voted on Thursday to authorize a strike for more affordable health insurance and higher wages…. Read more »

(Press) O’Hare restaurant workers vote to strike, but timing of a walkout is unclear

via Chicago Tribune: Workers at O’Hare International Airport’s restaurants, bars and coffee shops voted Thursday to strike in an effort to secure higher wages and more affordable health insurance… Read more »

(Press) O’Hare airport restaurant workers vote to authorize strike

via LA Times: Workers at restaurants, bars and coffee shops at O’Hare International Airport have voted to authorize a strike amid ongoing contract negotiations… Read more »

(Press – Video) Chicago hotel workers will have access to panic buttons under new ordinance

via FOX 32: Chicago hotel employees are taking a stand against sexual harassment and indecent exposures by guests. A new law has passed to better protect staff including giving them access to panic buttons. Read more »

(Press) Hotel Workers Union Celebrates Anti-Harassment Ordinance

via CBS Chicago: As more allegations of powerful men sexually abusing and harassing women come out, the union representing thousands of Chicago hotel workers is celebrating a new ordinance it says will protect them. Unite Here Local 1 plans to host a celebration at 9 a.m. Tuesday marking the passage ... Read more »

(Press) Chicago moves to make hotels ‘No Harvey’ zones for housekeepers

via The Chicago Tribune: Late last week, author and all-around national treasure Barbara Ehrenreich tweeted, “Our current sex harassment discussion is woefully class-skewed. Too much about actresses and not enough about hotel housekeepers.” Tuesday morning, a group of union leaders, legislators ... Read more »
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