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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 »

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 »

Airline food workers push for lower health care costs (Crain’s Chicago Business)

Dozens of airline catering workers gathered at United Airlines’ Chicago headquarters today, asking officials to pressure contractors who offer high-cost, high-deductible health care coverage workers can’t afford. More: http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20150129/NEWS07/150129760/airline-food-workers-push-for-lower-health-care-costs     Read more »

Airport food workers protest against United Airlines (Chicago Tribune)

O’Hare International Airport food workers who supply onboard meals demonstrated outside United Airlines headquarters in Chicago on Thursday, demanding that the carrier pay its food vendors more so they, in turn, could provide affordable health insurance to their workers. More: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/ct-united-worker-protest-0130-biz-20150129-story.html Read more »
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