Entries by Noah Carson Nelson

Workers tell Ohio Pension System: Your Hotel Strike Hurts Ohio Pension Investment

Press Release July 17, 2019 Contact:  Elliott Mallen, 312-656-5807, emallen@unitehere1.org Marcos Feldman, 312-206-3407, mfeldman@unitehere.org Workers tell Ohio Pension System: Your Hotel Strike Hurts Ohio Pension Investment Strikers at hotel owned by the Ohio Public Employees Retirement System to update pension fund on the financial impact of their boycott COLUMBUS, OH – Striking workers from the Cambria […]

UNITE HERE Local 1 Awards “Scrooge of the Year” to American Airlines and Gate Gourmet at O’Hare

For release December 21, 2018 Contact: Noah Carson-Nelson ncarsonnelson[at]unitehere1.org UNITE HERE Local 1 Awards “Scrooge of the Year” to American Airlines and Gate Gourmet at O’Hare Chicago, IL — American Airlines and its contracted catering company, Gate Gourmet, were awarded “O’Hare Scrooge of the Year” by UNITE HERE Local 1 today at a union rally […]

Chicago Hilton workers ratify new contract

Press Release September 29, 2018 Contact:  Elliott Mallen, 312-656-5807, emallen@unitehere1.org Sarah Lyons, 312-385-0603, slyons@unitehere1.org Chicago Hilton workers ratify new contract New agreement ends strike at the Palmer House Hilton, the Drake Hotel, the Hilton Chicago and DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile CHICAGO, IL – Today hundreds of Hilton hotel workers ratified a new contract, ending the three-week strike […]

Striking Hotel Workers to hold Magnificent Mile March

Press Advisory September 13, 2018 Contact:  Elliott Mallen, 312-656-5807, emallen@unitehere1.org Sarah Lyons, 312-385-0603, slyons@unitehere1.org Striking Hotel Workers to hold Magnificent Mile March Workers to march down Michigan Avenue as citywide hotel strike nears one-week mark Who: ​ Thousands of striking hotel workers from 26 downtown hotels and supporters What:​​  Rally and march of striking hotel workers Where: ​Rally at Ogden […]

UNITE HERE Local 1 Applauds Democratic Attorneys General Association for Moving Fall Conference to Show Support for Strike in Chicago 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 12, 2018 Contact:  Elliott Mallen, 312-656-5807, emallen@unitehere1.org Lizzie Ulmer, 269-271-2331, lizzie@democraticags.org UNITE HERE Local 1 Applauds Democratic Attorneys General Association for Moving Fall Conference to Show Support for Strike in Chicago  CHICAGO, IL – In response to the Democratic Attorneys General Association (DAGA) moving its Fall Quarterly Policy Program Conference from the JW Marriott to another […]

Citywide Hotel Strike Grows to 26 Hotels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 11, 2018  CONTACT: Sarah Lyons (312) 385-0603 slyons@unitehere1.org Elliott Mallen (312) 656-5807 emallen@unitehere1.org Citywide Hotel Strike Grows to 26 Hotels Cambria Magnificent Mile workers walk off the job as strike enters Day 5 CHICAGO – Workers at the Cambria Chicago Magnificent Mile hotel are joining thousands of hotel workers on strike. […]

Downtown Chicago Hotel Workers Begin Strike

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2018  CONTACT: Sarah Lyons (312) 385-0603 slyons@unitehere1.org Elliott Mallen (312) 656-5807 emallen@unitehere1.org Downtown Chicago Hotel Workers Begin Strike CHICAGO, IL – Thousands of Chicago hotel housekeepers, servers, cooks and doormen have stopped working and are on strike. Hotel workers are striking for year-round health care. “Hotels may slow down in […]