Labor News

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Hyatt continues attack on housekeepers

The Hyatt hotel chain seems determined to continue an attack on housekeepers that it began more than a year ago when it fired veteran employees in Boston and replaced them with lower paid temporary workers.

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1,000 to be arrested at Hyatt protests in 15 cities

More than 1,000 workers across the U.S. and Canada are preparing today to stage non-violent civil disobedience actions with thousands of others backing them up at Hyatt hotels in 15 different cities.

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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.