Dozens of Hyatt workers and community supporters packed the City Council chambers on Monday to speak in favor of a resolution.
Hyatt fired housekeepers, replacing them with out-of-state minimum-wage temps. Unite Here has called a boycott of Hyatt.
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.
Unite Here Local 19, which sponsored the protest, has been struggling for union recognition at the Hyatt Santa Clara for four years.
Housekeepers will convene here tonight to nominate one of their own to sit on the hotel's board of directors.
In a landmark settlementwith implications for all Hyatt workers, the Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf hotel has withdrawn its appeal of citations related to housekeeper injuries.
A global boycott of Hyatt hotels was launched today at a press conference.
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.
Hundreds of striking workers concluded their strike yesterday with a picket and protest at the Park Hyatt, which won notoriety when management there turned heat lamps on striking workers in July.
Unite Here and blogger Fem2pt0 hosted a lively and informative discussion on advantages for women in joining a union.