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Press: Hotel Monaco housekeeper protests (7/31)

“​Sin miedo para pedir lo que es justo”​, 8/3 Vivelohoy: ​“Hotel Monaco Workers Protest Working Conditions”, 7/31 Fox 32: “Protesta ... Read more »

On UNITE HERE’s labor dispute with Ruprecht Company

Background: In the past month, immigrant union workers at a Chicago-area meatpacking plant have been subjected to fear and arrests, and will be subjected to, in the words of Congressman Luis Gutierrez, “needless and harmful collateral damage to…families and children.” For decades, ... 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 »

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: Después de llamar a su empleador por un proceso justo de organizar ... Read more »

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 workers call for boycott (Chicago Tribune)

Union employees at Ameristar Casino are urging patrons to boycott the East Chicago boat until they reach a contract settlement with owner Pinnacle Entertainment Inc. that includes retention of their current health insurance plan. (Read more)     Read more »

Fairmont Hotel Job Opportunities

Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park   Career Opportunities – January 15, 2015   Kitchen Steward (FT) – $16.85 Cocktail Server (FT) -$8.95 Server (FT) – $8.95 Seamstress/Tailor (FT) – $18.37     Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All ... Read more »
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