Labor News

Union gets new chief

Noel Beasley was elected new president of Workers United, an SEIU sector, the union said.

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Law professors support Hilton workers

The Association of American Law Schools is holding its national conference at the boycotted hotel, but organizers of over two-thirds of the conference events held their sessions at another venue.

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Locked out workers give traditional posada new twist

Re-enacting the Biblical story of Mary and Joseph was apt, because like the religious heroes, 57 janitors, cooks and other support workers have been locked out.

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Hilton unionists rock San Francisco

Hilton wants to cut workers' wages and health care - even though it has billions in spare cash.

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Riverwalk hospitality workers list demands

Hundreds of  hotel workers from the Grand Hyatt and their supporters marched, demanding changes to make hospitality jobs "sustainable, healthy work with a living wage all through our city,

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Hotel workers training for civil disobedience in 15 cities

More than 1,000 cooks, dishwashers and housekeepers are training to carry out nonviolent civil disobedience on July 22 at Hyatt hotels in 15 cities across the nation.

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No labor peace at Sacramento Airport

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The Board of Supervisors of California's capital city has voted 3-2 to reject "labor harmony" contract language that would have saved 100 union jobs.

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Hotels may force nationwide strike, union leader warns

The companies that control the nation's major hotels may force the union that represents their workers into a nationwide strike, says John Wilhelm, president of UNITE HERE.

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Video: Boycott Hyatt

Video of labor and allies confronting Hyatt Hotel Corporation.