https://www.unitehere1.org/wp-content/uploads/hyattratification2.jpg 200 300 l1siteadmin http://www.unitehere1.org/wp-content/uploads/local1logo.png l1siteadmin2013-12-27 13:40:472013-12-27 14:30:43Top 10 Achievements in 2013
Top 10 Achievements in 2013
2013 was a year of milestones for UNITE HERE Local 1. From achieving major victories to lots of “firsts,” we’re celebrating a great year! Check out ten great UNITE HERE Local 1 moments from 2013:
- We moved in to a new office: 218 S. Wabash Ave., 7th Floor.
- We joined thousands in a massive rally downtown protesting CPS closings.
- After almost four years, UNITE HERE and Hyatt reached a national agreement.
- UNITE HERE Local 1 elected its first woman president.
- Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle had lunch with the women of Local 1.
- First Union-wide picket at Majestic Star Casino in Northwest Indiana.
- Marriage Equality passes in Illinois.
- Over 500 workers got the union at their job.
- For the first time in UNITE HERE Local 1 history, we hosted a Chicago mayor to meet with workers.
- Almost $1 Million awarded in grievance wins.