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Gutierrez honors Congress Hotel Strikers at 7th Anniversary Rally

Chicago, IL—Today, strikers at the Congress Hotel, joined by hundreds of community supporters and members of UNITE HERE Local 1, rallied outside the Congress Hotel to commemorate the 7th Anniversary of the Congress Hotel Strike, now the longest hotel strike in American history. The event, led by keynote speaker Congressman Luis Gutierrez, gave recognition to […]

Protests cloud Hyatt’s first shareholders meeting

National labor and gay rights controversies come home to roost for Chicago-based Hyatt (Chicago, IL) – Just six months after becoming a publicly traded company, Hyatt Hotels (NYSE: H) is already facing sharp criticism at home in Chicago and across North America. Today, over one hundred religious leaders and hotel workers held protests outside Hyatt’s […]