Entries by Noah Carson Nelson

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 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 a citation […]

(Press) Restaurant Workers Strike At Chicago’s O’Hare Airport

via NPR: Employees at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport’s restaurants, bars and coffee shops went on strike at noon Thursday. HMSHost tells the Chicago Sun-Times that the restaurants are open and “operating smoothly.” “Don’t get caught HANGRY!” warn the handbills the union has been passing out at airports across the country. “[M]ake sure you’re not impacted, pack a snack!”…