CHICAGO - Thousands of Unite Here members and their labor and community supporters took to the streets in 15 cities across the U.S. and Canada July 22 in a coordinated protest at Hyatt hotels.
More than 200 workers were on the picket line last week in Metropolis, Ill., after their employer, Honeywell International, locked them out of their jobs, June 28.
Graduate students at the University of Illinois win a contract agreement they have been fighting for since August 2009.
SAN FRANCISCO - The giant hotel corporations that dominate this city's top hotels may think they can hide behind the current economic crisis to force workers to accept a contract full of takeaways.
Hundreds of HomeGoods / TJX workers with their families and supporters rallied at the company's distribution center here on March 10 to demand a fair contract to improve wages and health insurance benefits.
"We have voted and we now have a contract!" exclaimed a game-table dealer and member of UAW Local 2121 at Foxwoods Resort Casino.
Houston janitors and supporters rally at their "contract convention," setting the scene to win increased wages and benefits.