Entries by Noah Carson Nelson

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 […]

Constitutionality of Chicago Airport Security Rules Called Into Question Following Overreach by Department of Aviation

UNITE HERE Local 1 Member Files Challenge to Citation by CDA & CPD For Release January 19, 2018 Media Contact: Noah Carson-Nelson 312-933-4045 – ncarsonnelson@unitehere1.org CHICAGO, IL – On Thursday, January 18, UNITE HERE Local 1 member Justice Castillo, by attorneys Tom Durkin and Robin Waters of Durkin & Roberts, filed a motion to challenge […]