Labor News

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Unite Here: Organizing to change lives

Having organized over 10,000 new members in the past year, delegates enthusiastically agreed to organize at least 10,000 new members every year until their next convention in 2019.

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Today in Labor History: Emma Goldman, IWW, Wagner Act, strike and lockout

There were at least five major events in the annals of labor history in the U.S. that occurred on June 27.

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Santa Clara council backs Hyatt workers

Dozens of Hyatt workers and community supporters packed the City Council chambers on Monday to speak in favor of a resolution.

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Sanders, citing her anti-worker stand, is sole senator vs. Pritzker

Hyatt fired housekeepers, replacing them with out-of-state minimum-wage temps. Unite Here has called a boycott of Hyatt.

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Union protests Obama's nomination of Pritzker

Saying Hyatt Hotel magnate Penny Pritzker destroys jobs,  Unite Here members crowded into the back of a Senate hearing room to show the union opposes her nomination as U.S. Commerce Secretary.

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Union and community members hit Hyatt for union-busting

Unite Here Local 19, which sponsored the protest, has been struggling for union recognition at the Hyatt Santa Clara for four years.

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Workers to Hyatt: Put housekeeper on board of directors

Housekeepers will convene here tonight to nominate one of their own to sit on the hotel's board of directors.

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Workers win safety deal at Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf

In a landmark settlementwith implications for all Hyatt workers, the Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf hotel has withdrawn its appeal of citations related to housekeeper injuries.

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Global boycott of Hyatt hotels underway

A global boycott of Hyatt hotels was launched today at a press conference.

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California hotel ordered to shell out $36,000 in back pay

An Embassy Suites hotel was found guilty of denying required paid rest breaks to seven of its workers, and has been ordered to pay each of them about $5,000.

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