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No Contract for O’Hare Restaurant Workers Yet: Holiday Travelers Advised to be Prepared for a Strike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 15, 2017 Contact: Noah Carson-Nelson 312-933-4045 – ncarsonnelson@unitehere1.org No Contract for O’Hare Restaurant Workers Yet Holiday Travelers Advised to be Prepared for a Strike  CHICAGO, IL – HMSHost International and UNITE HERE Local 1 remain far apart on ... Read more »

Restaurant Workers, Starbucks Baristas at O’Hare Airport Vote to Strike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 7, 2017 Contact: Noah Carson-Nelson 312-933-4045 – ncarsonnelson@unitehere1.org Restaurant Workers, Starbucks Baristas at O’Hare Airport Vote to Strike After months of working under an expired contract, workers for HMSHost at O’Hare Airport authorize their Union ... Read more »

“NO HARVEY HOTELS IN CHICAGO”

Media Advisory for November 14, 2017 CONTACT:  Sarah Lyons 312-385-0603 slyons@unitehere.org City Leaders and hospitality workers to kick-off implementation of new law to protect Chicago hotel workers from sexual harassment and assault Chicago, IL – Tuesday, November 14, City Clerk Anna Valencia and ... Read more »

As News Continues to Unfold in Hollywood About Allegations of Sexual Assault Against Film Studio Executive Harvey Weinstein, Chicago City Council Passes an Ordinance to Protect Chicago Hotel Workers from Sexual Harassment and Assault

Ordinance will help ensure hotel workers have panic buttons and other safety measures to protect against sexual violence by guests CONTACT: Nora Cay Ryan                                                                          Sarah Lyons Chicago Federation of Labor  ... Read more »

Ordinance to Protect Chicago Hotel Workers from Sexual Harassment and Assault Passes the Committee on Workforce Development, Advances to full City Council

CONTACT: Nora Cay Ryan                                                                              Sarah Lyons Chicago Federation of Labor                                                     ... Read more »

Hotel Monaco Workers Ratify First Contract

For Immediate Release June 16, 2017 Contact: Elliott Mallen, 312-656-5807 emallen@unitehere.org Hotel Monaco Workers Ratify First Contract Hotel housekeepers at the downtown Hotel Monaco today unanimously ratified their first collective bargaining agreement. The five-year accord covering thirty workers ... Read more »

Housekeepers Rally for Affordable Healthcare at the Hotel Burnham

For immediate release July 8, 2016 Contact: Jordan Fein (312) 576-5048 jfein@unitehere.org Housekeepers Rally for Affordable Healthcare at the Hotel Burnham Workers at hotel owned by $39 billion private equity firm Lone Star Funds rely on public aid for family healthcare CHICAGO– After overwhelmingly ... Read more »
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