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Hyatt workers end weeklong strike with protest at ‘heat lamp hotel’

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.

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Twitter chat puts spotlight on #unionwomen, Hyatt strikers

Unite Here and blogger Fem2pt0 hosted a lively and informative discussion on advantages for women in joining a union.

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Hotel workers animate San Francisco’s Labor Day

Hundreds of hotel workers and their supporters thronged through the heart of downtown Sept. 5, marking Labor Day with a lively, noisy march.

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Picket lines in 9 cities slam Hyatt

Hotel workers were participating in nationwide coordinated actions that drew thousands of protesters to Hyatts in nine cities around the country.

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Hilton workers win 18-month battle

Mike Casey, Unite Here Local 2 executive director, pointed out the importance of community support to the workers' victory.

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Shop Talk - Hollywood, jobs and jail

Stubborn joblessness persists, Piedmont goes union, AFSCME Prez to retire, Iranian bus drivers jailed, Stop stringing us along!, Hyatt housekeepers sue in 12 cities, A win for dealers at Wynn Casino, AFTRA, SAG reach agreements, Paul names anti-union big-wig.

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Woodfin workers celebrate victory

"We are very proud to have fought for living wages and immigrant rights, and we are very happy with this agreement," said Luz, a worker leader.

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Non-union workers strike California hotel

In a first for their industry, workers at a non-union hotel went out on a one-day strike Aug. 9 to protest years of being denied the right to take breaks.

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SEIU, Unite Here settle dispute

The Service Employees International Union and Unite Here this week announced a settlement that brings to an end a dispute that has troubled the labor movement for over a year.

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Thousands of hotel workers protest at Hyatts nationwide

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.

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