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Former Hyatt Security Guards Allege Wage Theft
10/8/2013 // Nuvo

Former Indianapolis Hotel Security Guard Plans Lawsuit Over Unpaid Wages
10/8/2013 // Indianapolis Star

Attorneys honor Hyatt boycott rather than accept Bar awards
10/4/2013 // The Stand

Petaluma Sheraton workers, management reach four-year deal
8/15/2013 // Press Democrat

Toronto hotel workers celebrate precedent-setting contract
7/9/2013 // Toronto Star

A Good Day For Hotel Workers
7/1/2013 // The American Prospect

Hyatt, Unite Here reach tentative deal
7/1/2013 // Chicago Tribune

Hyatt and Union Agree on Terms
7/1/2013 // New York Times

Federal Labor Board Rules for Sheraton Anchorage Hotel Union
4/30/2013 // KTUU

Chicago-area Hilton hotel workers ratify new labor contract
4/23/2013 // Chicago Real Estate Daily

Union compensation to rise $4.81 over 5 years in new Hilton pact in Chicago
4/23/2013 // Chicago Tribune

DoubleTree Hotel Workers Allege Illegal Interference With Unionization Process
4/19/2013 // The Harvard Crimson

Union settles with 6 Boston hotels
4/1/2013 // Boston Globe

Low-wage workers turning to voters for pay raises
3/11/2013 // Los Angeles Times

Hispanic Civil Rights Groups Boycott Hyatt, Urge Hotel Chain To Improve Working Conditions
2/26/2013 // Huffington Post

Hyatt settles complaint alleging unfair labor practices
1/24/2013 // Baltimore Sun

State regulators respond to Hyatt on repetitive motion injuries
1/17/2013 // San Francisco Bay Guardian

Students contest Notre Dame investment in hotel group
1/4/2013 // National Catholic Reporter

Novotel managers erred in applying labour rules, hotel says
12/13/2012 // Ottawa Business Journal

Indianapolis Hotel Workers Settle Lawsuit Over Wage Theft Allegations
12/12/2012 // Huffington Post

Novotel Hotel apology 'too little, too late,' says former employee
12/4/2012 // Metro

A Scholarly Affair With a Side of Activism
11/23/2012 // New York Times

We deserve better: Hotel workers talking union
11/16/2012 // Nuvo

Hyatt workers describe harassment in NLRB complaint
11/14/2012 // Baltimore Brew

Hyatt Regency hotel faces federal labor complaint
11/13/2012 // Baltimore Sun

Hotel worker minimum wage measure passes in Long Beach
11/8/2012 // Los Angeles Times

Novotel Mississauga dispute ends in major victory for union
10/15/2012 // Toronto Star

Hilton Arden West Hotel, Union Settle after Bitter Dispute
8/24/2012 // Fox

Hyatt hotel worker: I was fired after talking to Indianapolis City-County Council
7/26/2012 // Indy Star

Hotel worker 'blacklisting' ban approved by Indianapolis council
7/17/2012 // Indianapolis Business Journal

Indianapolis Tries To Curb Hotels' Reliance On Temp Workers
7/17/2012 // Huffington Post

Workers rights at center of proposed ordinance
7/16/2012 // WISHTV8

Hilton Hotel agrees to pay workers $2.5 million to settle suit
6/5/2012 // Los Angeles Times

Hilton Boston Downtown workers unionize
5/31/2012 // Boston Globe

New Haven Omni Contract Ratified, Protects Immigrants
5/25/2012 // New Haven Independent

Hyatt Housekeepers Ask California Board to Advance Safety Rules to End Backbreaking Practices
5/17/2012 // Hyatt Hurts

As temporary employment grows, pitfalls seen in Indianapolis
5/16/2012 // Los Angeles Times

Indianapolis considers 'freedom to work' proposal
5/14/2012 // WTHR

Hyatt workers face ergonomic risks, U.S. agency says
5/8/2012 // Reuters

OSHA Warns Hyatt: Housekeepers At Risk
5/8/2012 // Meetings Focus

Report: Low Seattle hotel wages amount to 'hidden subsidy'
4/27/2012 // USA Today

Harvard Students, HEI Hotel Workers Score Mutual Victory
4/12/2012 // In These Times

Harvard Joins Other Elite Universities in Ending Investment in Controversial Hotelier
4/3/2012 // Chronicle of Higher Education

Housekeepers, Activists Recognize International Women's Day in Hyatt Protest
3/9/2012 // West Hollywood Patch

Sisters unite: Hyatt workers picket on International Women's Day
3/9/2012 // San Francisco Bay Guardian

Former housekeeper wins $70,000 in hotel settlement
3/8/2012 // The Orange County Register

Hyatt Hotel Housekeepers, Fired After Protesting Sexual Harassment, Rally for Better Treatment
3/6/2012 // Alternet

Tourism Boom Pays off for New York City Hotel Union
3/5/2012 // NPR News

New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council contract groundbreaking for Immigrant Workers
3/5/2012 // NY Daily News

Hotel Workers Challenge Morality of Hyatt Owners: The Billionaire Pritzkers
3/2/2012 // In These Times

Pritzker Tax Protest: Activists Target Chicago's Richest Family's Property Tax Bill
3/2/2012 // Huffington Post

An appealing reason to be a Pritzker
2/27/2012 // Crains Chicago

Workers file for living wage ballot measure
2/27/2012 // Long Beach Press-Telegram

Kudos to New York's hotel industry and its housekeepers for new contract
2/10/2012 // New York Daily News

Peter Ward got a great deal for workers in his hotel workers union
2/10/2012 // New York Daily News

For New York Hotel Staff, Panic Buttons and Big Raises
2/8/2012 // New York Times

Indiana and NFL union leaders protest Hyatt
2/3/2012 // Chicago Tribune

Countdown on Keith Olbermann: Occupy the Super Bowl
2/3/2012 // Countdown

NFL union leader to join protest at Hyatt Regency
2/3/2012 // Indianapolis Star

Indiana and NFL union leaders will protest Hyatt
2/3/2012 // WTHR

Unite Here union to picket Hyatt hotel in downtown Indianapolis
1/31/2012 // Indianapolis Star

Kaanapali Beach Club, Unite Here Local 5 agree on contract
1/18/2012 // Pacific Business News

Labor Dispute Prompts NAACP To Move Gala
1/14/2012 // KITV

Students Take on Private Equity Fund HEI
1/12/2012 // The Nation

Hotel Workers Stiffed Millions In Wages, Lawsuit Alleges
1/9/2012 // Huffington Post

Hotel workers picket Boston Hilton over right to form union
12/22/2011 // Boston Globe

Workers strike at private downtown club over wage freeze
12/15/2011 // Los Angeles Times

Editorial: Don't invest in HEI
12/15/2011 // Daily Princetonian

It's official: Disney, hotel union labor feud is over
12/8/2011 // OCRegister

Hyatt Ultimatum in Chicago: Healthcare or Boycott?
11/30/2011 // In These Times

Union workers rally outside Hyatt HQ
11/30/2011 // ABC7

Hyatt workers protest chain's threat to end health benefits
11/30/2011 // Chicago Tribune

Housekeepers Charge Hyatt Fired Them for Taking Down Their Own Photos
11/29/2011 // In These Times

Hyatt in the hot seat
11/22/2011 // San Francisco Bay Guardian

Two sisters fired from Hyatt hotel after they complained at spoof pictures of them in bikinis posted by colleagues
11/21/2011 // Daily Mail

Housekeepers Say They Were Fired For Tearing Down 'Degrading' Swimsuit Photos
11/21/2011 // AOL

March Held for Fired Hyatt Housekeepers
11/18/2011 // ABC7

Irvine hotel owned by public-employee pensions accused of exploiting low-wage workers
10/26/2011 // Orange County Register

Disneyland workers answer to 'electronic whip'
10/19/2011 // Los Angeles Times

Union members consider boycott against Hilton Vancouver
10/18/2011 // The Oregonian

Hotel Bel-Air to reopen without most of its old union staff
10/8/2011 // Los Angeles Times

Outsourcing Hotel Jobs To Be Banned In Cambridge
9/28/2011 // Huffington Post

Counter-Awards Ceremony Honoring Working Women to be Held Outside Press-Telegram Event at Hilton
9/15/2011 // Long Beach Post

Religious Leaders Join Hyatt Strikers In Chicago, Host Interfaith Prayer
9/14/2011 // Huffington Post

Hyatt Workers' Union Back On The Picket Line In Weeklong Strike Over Working Conditions
9/10/2011 // Huffington Post

Hyatt Hotel Workers Protest Outsourcing and Unsafe Workplace
9/9/2011 // Ms. Magazine

Hyatt hotel union workers in Waikiki begin strike
9/8/2011 // Associated press

Hyatt workers in San Francisco join nationwide strike
9/8/2011 // SF Examiner

Hundreds Of Hyatt Hotel Workers Start Weeklong Strike
9/8/2011 // SF Appeal

Hyatt workers mount weeklong strike after 2 years without contract
9/8/2011 // Chicago Tribune

Andaz West Hollywood workers join other Hyatt employees in strike
9/8/2011 // Los Angeles Independent

Unionized Hyatt Waikiki Hyatt workers go on strike
9/8/2011 // Star Advertiser

Hyatt workers launch week-long strike
9/8/2011 // Chicago Sun-Times

Hyatt workers launch weeklong strike in Chicago, other cities
9/8/2011 // Crains Chicago

Hotel workers rally for unity on Labor Day
9/6/2011 // ABC7

Union in Anchorage hotel workers' fight scores legal victory
9/2/2011 // Fairbanks Daily News

Union in hotel workers' fight scores legal victory
9/1/2011 //

Sheraton Hotel Workers Score Court Win
9/1/2011 // Alaska Public

As Hotels Outsource Jobs, Workers Lose Hold On Living Wage
8/24/2011 // Huffington Post

Standing for the uncounted
8/15/2011 // Indianapolis Star

Give hotel workers a tax break
8/12/2011 // Indianapolis Star

Noontime Rally for Five "Whistle-Blowers" Fired by Hilton Long Beach
8/10/2011 // Long Beach Post

Judge throws out Anchorage hotel's union lawsuit
8/9/2011 // Washington Examiner

Hotel union comes to agreement with Sheraton Park
8/5/2011 // Orange County Register

Cutting back on housekeepers' heavy lifting
8/2/2011 // Los Angeles Times

Hotel union stages demonstration in Irvine
7/28/2011 // Orange County Register

Union workers filing federal complaint over heat lamps at Park Hyatt
7/28/2011 // Crains Chicago

Hyatt apologizes for turning heatlamps on strikers
7/22/2011 // Reuters

Hyatt Protest Heats Up: Hotel Turns Heat Lamps on Union Strikers During Brutally Hot Day
7/22/2011 // Huffington Post

10 arrested at protest of Hyatt downtown
7/22/2011 // San Antonio Express-News

Housekeepers and Union Leaders Protest Outside Hyatt on Sunset
7/22/2011 // Patch

Protesters show support for "Hyatt 100"
7/22/2011 // Boston Herald

Workers Protest Conditions at San Antonio Hotel
7/22/2011 // KABB

Hawaii Hotel workers protest Hyatt working conditions
7/22/2011 // Star Advertiser

Arrests Made During Hyatt Protest
7/21/2011 // Fox San Antonio

Nearly 80 arrested during SF hotel protest
7/21/2011 // San Francisco Chronicle

About 80 Demonstrators Cited At Union Square Hotel Workers Protest
7/21/2011 // SF Appeal

Hotel Workers Protest Downtown Indianapolis
7/21/2011 // WIBC

Hyatt workers, and Pritzkers, take heat in Chicago
7/21/2011 // Politico

Workers: Heat Lamps Shined On Hyatt Hotel Picket Line
7/21/2011 // CBS Chicago

Park Hyatt strikers decry outsourcing; hotel turns on heaters
7/21/2011 // WBEZ

Park Hyatt workers staging day-long strike
7/21/2011 // Chicago Tribune

Bill would save hotel workers from injuries
7/6/2011 // Sacramento Bee

Keeping It Kosher
6/30/2011 // Forward

Strained Hyatt Workers Continue to Push for Fair Negotiations
6/21/2011 // In These Times

Hyatt hotel workers launch one-day strike
6/20/2011 // ABC News Chicago

Hyatt Workers Strike for Pay, Benefits
6/20/2011 // NBC Chicago

Union presses hotel boycott as Pride nears
6/16/2011 // Bay Area Reporter

Hotel Maid Recalls Painful Memory
6/14/2011 // Fox

New York 'Maids Rally': Dignified, inspiring - if only Britain had solidarity like this
6/12/2011 // Daily Mail

Woman Fired For Scraping Plate Wrong, Gets Job Back
6/11/2011 // Fox

Union votes to urge Hyatt boycott
6/9/2011 // Star Advertiser

Bill Aims to Protect Hotel Workers From Sexual Abuse
6/8/2011 // New York Times

Post-DSK, New York hotels revisit staff protection
6/8/2011 // Reuters

Hotel workers unleash their fury on Dominique Strauss-Kahn
6/7/2011 // The Guardian

Housekeeper Will Testify on Sex Assault, Lawyer Says
6/6/2011 // New York Times

Housekeepers protest as Strauss Kahn arrives at New York court
6/6/2011 // Washington Post

There Once Was a Union Maid
6/6/2011 // American Prospect

Hotel Housekeepers in Calif. Demand Security After Alleged NYC Sex Assaults
6/3/2011 // Fox

After IMF chief scandal, Hyatt workers protest sex abuse
6/3/2011 // San Anotnio Express-News

Accusations Of Sexual Attacks On Housekeepers Could Change Hotel Security
6/3/2011 // KTVU

Arizona Hotel Workers Speak Out Against Guest Misconduct
6/3/2011 // Public News Service

Hotel Housekeepers Demand Security Amidst Naked Guests, Assaults
6/3/2011 // Fox

Hotel workers demand bosses protect against assault from guests
6/3/2011 // Globe and Mail

Hotel workers speak out about sexual abuse
6/2/2011 // ABC

Housekeepers speak out about safety concerns they face on the job
6/2/2011 // WGN

After Hotel Attacks: Panic Buttons
6/1/2011 // Wall Street Journal

In New Case, Boss Is Suspended for Not Reporting Housekeeper's Abuse Claim
5/31/2011 // New York Times

Did Housekeeper's Union Membership Allow Her to Speak Out Against Strauss-Kahn?
5/25/2011 // In These Times

Dominique Strauss-Kahn and the union maid
5/24/2011 // The Guardian

In wake of Strauss-Kahn arrest, hotel housekeepers say jobs often make them wary
5/21/2011 // Washington Post

For Hotel Housekeepers, Sexual Affronts Are a Known Hotel Hazard
5/20/2011 // New York Times

Employees at W Boston, Back Bay Hotel vote to unionize
5/18/2011 // Boston Globe

IMF case raises questions about hotel safety
5/18/2011 // Toronto Star

Lawmakers to address hotel sheets: Flat or fitted?
5/6/2011 // San Diego Union-Tribune

Union and Starwood Come to Terms in Two Major Convention Cities
5/4/2011 // Association Meetings

Bill would save hotel workers from injuries
5/3/2011 // Sacramento Bee

Students, Union Call For Harvard to Divest from HEI
5/2/2011 // Harvard Crimson

Cambridge weighing ban on hotel outsourcing
4/28/2011 // Wicked Local Cambridge

Hilton Long Beach Housekeepers Say They Were Fired After Complaining About Working Conditions
4/28/2011 // Long Beach Post

Hotel housekeepers say they were fired after complaints about unfair conditions
4/27/2011 // Los Angeles Times

Progressive Jews support improved contracts for Hyatt employees
4/26/2011 // Jewish Journal

Nula cobertura médica en Hyatt para sus trabajadores
4/22/2011 // Univision

New contract for more than 3,000 hotel workers
4/21/2011 // Chicago Sun-Times

In California, A Labor Fight Over Hotel Bedsheets
4/18/2011 // Huffington Post

Bill Targeting hotel worker injuries OK'd by California Senate Panel
4/14/2011 // Sacramento Bee

State cites Hyatt Regency Indianapolis over housekeeper safety
4/13/2011 // Indy Star

Hotel Housekeepers Claim Poor Working Conditions
4/9/2011 // FOX 40

The housekeepers revolt: behind the labour dispute at the Royal York Hotel
3/16/2011 // Toronto Life

Hilton reaches deal
3/8/2011 // Star Advertiser

S.F. Hilton, Unite Here Local 2 reach deal
3/8/2011 // San Francisco Chronicle

Hotel union, Hilton agree on contract
3/8/2011 // Chicago Sun-Times

Brown University halts further investing in HEI
2/21/2011 // Stamford Advocate

Fancy Hotel Renovated with Your Tax Dollars
2/16/2011 // CBS

Rich Take From Poor as U.S. Subsidy Law Funds Luxury Hotels
2/9/2011 // Bloomberg

Union pickets Madison Hotel after change in ownership
2/7/2011 // Washington Post

Unions fires up old boycott of Hyatt Regency
1/21/2011 // Sacramento Business Journal

HEI fends off critics
1/10/2011 // Stamford Advocate

Brown considers panel recommendtion to curtail hotel investment
1/9/2011 // The Providence Journal

Hotel owner's vow to slash pay, benefits prompts protest
12/23/2010 // Rochester Post-Bulletin

Concord hotel workers keep protesting health care costs, imposed 21 months ago
12/23/2010 // Mercury News

Downtown Vancouver hotel workers sign new contract
12/18/2010 // News 1130

UNITE HERE Local 5 broadens Hilton Protest
12/17/2010 // Star Advertiser

Palmer House workers' one-day walkout protests long talks
12/17/2010 // Chicago Sun-Times

Strike Today at Palmer House Hilton
12/16/2010 // Chicago Tribune

Embassy Suites workers protest workplace conditions
12/8/2010 // Orange County Register

PGA Awards headed to Beverly Hilton
12/2/2010 // Variety

DGA Awards move to Hollywood & Highland
12/1/2010 // Variety

Dream Inn's Joie de Labor
11/23/2010 //

Hyatt for the holidays?
11/23/2010 // San Antonio Current

Hyatt protests point to renewed intersection between religion, unions
11/20/2010 // Chicago Tribune

Hyatt housekeepers offered help
11/19/2010 // Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Camareras de Hyatt se quejaron de demasiado trabajo
11/19/2010 // Univision Chicago

Hotel Workers Rising
11/19/2010 // CounterPunch

Cleaning crews protest at Hyatt
11/18/2010 // Contra Costa Times

Giving hotel guests option to refuse housekeeping costs jobs, workers say
11/18/2010 // Toronto Star

Union workers take over Hilton lobby, then retreat to the beach
11/17/2010 // Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Brown group joins boycott of Westin
11/16/2010 // The Providence Journal

Recession widens chasm in hospitality contract talks
11/15/2010 // Washington Post

Unions target Indianapolis hotels
11/13/2010 // Indianapolis Business Journal

Hilton Irvine Hotel Workers Win Raises and Other Goodies in First-Ever Contract
11/12/2010 // Orange County News

Sigma Lambda Upsilon removes annual convention from Hyatt Regency Boston
11/10/2010 // Sigma Lambda Upsilon

Filipino workers file injury complaints vs Hyatt hotels
11/10/2010 // ABS-CBN News

4 workers file OSHA complaint against Grand Hyatt
11/9/2010 // San Antonio Express-News

Hyatt defends safety record after OSHA complaints
11/9/2010 // Chicago Breaking Business

Delta Chelsea workers ratify new deal
11/8/2010 // The Globe and Mail

Illinois Education Association Will Move Meeting to Support Workers
11/8/2010 // Marketwire

Delta Chelsea workers, management reach tentative agreement to end strike
11/8/2010 // Global Toronto

U.S. Travel Alert: United States Visitors Warned to Avoid Toronto's Delta Chelsea Hotel Due to Strike
11/2/2010 // Marketwire

UNITE HERE Local 75: Striking Hotel Workers Celebrate Growing Support
10/30/2010 // Marketwire

Union backers rally outside Hyatt hotels
10/29/2010 // San Antonio Express-News

Workers strike at Delta Chelsea hotel
10/27/2010 // Toronto Star

Hotel workers continue to protest 'green' initiative they say is just a cash-grab
10/25/2010 // The Vancouver Province

Workers push to keep their jobs and union contracts when Carmel's La Playa sells
10/21/2010 // Monterey County Weekly

Chicago workers join strike at Hiltons
10/17/2010 // MSNBC

UNITE HERE Local 1 members join protesting Honolulu, San Francisco hotel workers with three-day strike
10/16/2010 // Chicago Tribune

Going "green" can be cutting jobs
10/16/2010 // Marketplace

Hotel Workers Strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village
10/14/2010 // KITV News

Strike Hits San Francisco's Biggest Hotel
10/13/2010 // KTVU News

Labor union claims victories in dispute with Westin
10/7/2010 // The Providence Journal

Disney's hotel-workers' union is still trying to bring down the Mouse
10/7/2010 // OC Weekly

Hotel workers steps up contract fight
10/2/2010 // Toronto Sun

Santa Cruz Dream Inn employees, negotiating contract, rally support
10/2/2010 // Santa Cruz Sentinel

10 Things Your Hotel Housekeeper Won't Tell You
9/27/2010 // Woman's Day

Skip Hotel Cleaning? That's Not 'Green' Says Union
9/24/2010 // The Tyee

Court Rejects LAX Hotels' Claims on Banquet Fees
9/20/2010 // Los Angeles Business Journal

Workers' group urges Hyatt boycott
9/20/2010 // Indianapolis Star

Unionized hotel workers hit T.O. picket line
9/15/2010 // CTV Toronto

Toronto Hotel Workers Hold Second Strike During TIFF
9/11/2010 // Toronto Star

Martin Sheen joins hotel workers' Royal York picket line
9/10/2010 // Toronto Star

Profiting from misery
9/8/2010 // Boston Globe

Hotel workers strike hits Hyatt Regency O'Hare
9/3/2010 // Chicago Tribune

Workers picket Hyatt Regency as contract negotiations stall
9/3/2010 // Contra Costa Times

Hyatt hotel employees strike for a day over new contract
9/3/2010 // Star Advertiser

Hotel workers launch one-day strike at Toronto's Hyatt Regency
9/3/2010 // Toronto Globe and Mail

Hyatt hotel employees strike for a day over new contract
9/3/2010 // Honolulu Star Advertiser

Hyatt O'Hare Workers Strike
9/3/2010 // NBC Chicago

Workers Protest Hyatt Andaz Hotel in Weho
9/2/2010 // West Hollywood Patch

Hyatt hotel workers to strike following Century City protest and 13 arrests
8/27/2010 // CNS

Anchorage Sheraton Hotel workers hold protest rally
8/27/2010 // KTUU News

Reform Rabbis Support Hyatt Workers, Implore Hotel Giant to Treat Employees Fairly
8/24/2010 // CCAR

Union, clergy join forces on Hyatt boycott
8/24/2010 // Chicago Breaking Business

Film paints Pritzkers as obstacle to recovery
8/18/2010 // Chicago Breaking Business

Muslim employee: Disney banned her hijab
8/18/2010 // AP

Activists rally for Marriott Tacoma Downtown workers
8/11/2010 // Tacoma News Tribune

Reform Rabbis Support Hyatt Workers, Implore Hotel Giant to Treat Employees Fairly
8/9/2010 // Marketwire

O.C. hotel workers seek $180,000 in back wages
8/5/2010 // Orange County Register

Hyatt hotel union workers OK strike
7/30/2010 // Chicago Sun-Times

Workers at Hyatt Regency rally for union
7/29/2010 // Long Beach Press Telegram

Hyatt May Sell Long Beach Hotel, Labor Protest Tonight
7/22/2010 // LBPost

Hospitality workers union targets major Obama backer in protests against Hyatt
7/22/2010 // Washington Post

National Actions Against Billionaire Pritzkers and the Hyatt Hotel Chain
7/19/2010 // Truthout

Hotel broke labor laws
7/8/2010 // Chicago Sun Times

Vancouver hotels' 'green' program takes toll on housekeeping staff
7/7/2010 // The Province

Hotel workers gear up for talks
7/2/2010 //

Union workers picket Arden Hilton
6/30/2010 // Sacramento Business Journal

Striking Novotel workers block cars at downtown hotel
6/24/2010 // Toronto Star

Novotel talks continue as strike deadline looms
6/22/2010 // Toronto Star

Lawsuit: Hilton LAX violated living wage law
6/16/2010 // AP

Congress Hotel strike marks 7th anniversary
6/14/2010 // ABC

Come March With Us: Congress Hotel Strikers Celebrate 7th Anniversary
6/13/2010 // In These Times

Disney hotel workers walk off the job in 1-day strike
6/11/2010 // LA Times

Hotel Workers Rally in Waikiki
6/10/2010 // KHON

Hotel workers score a win - The government takes the side of hotel workers in their dispute with the Sheraton
6/10/2010 // Anchorage Press

Hyatt workers protest outside shareholder meeting
6/10/2010 // Chicago Tribune

Downtown Vancouver hotel workers head to contract talks
6/10/2010 //

Hyatt shareholders were greeted at their first meeting by unhappy workers
6/10/2010 // Labor Radio

UNITE HERE Wages National Actions Against Billionaire Pritzkers
6/10/2010 // Beyond Chron

Union, clergy take center stage outside Hyatt meeting
6/9/2010 // Crain's Chicago Business

Hyatt Workers Want Better Pay as Economy Rebounds
6/9/2010 // Reuters

Contracts for 6,000 statewide hotel workers expire June 30
6/9/2010 // Star Advertiser

Hyatt Bans Reporters From First Shareholders Meeting
6/9/2010 // Fox News

Hyatt Workers Want Better Pay as Economy Rebounds
6/9/2010 // ABC News

Toronto hotel workers authorize a strike
6/3/2010 // Globe and Mail

Union warns Comic-Con organizers about labor strife in Anaheim
6/1/2010 // Los Angeles Times

Democrats, GOP draw lines in labor dispute
5/27/2010 // Providence Journal

Hyatt Regency workers stage brief walkout
5/26/2010 // Chicago Tribune

Union protesters seek boycott of Providence Westin
5/25/2010 // The Providence Journal

Local 5, hotels bracing for difficult talks
5/21/2010 // Pacific Business News

Cerberus, Goldman Sachs, meet Local 5
5/17/2010 // Honolulu Advertiser

Union supporters urge Providence hotel to settle contract
5/13/2010 // Providence Journal

NFL players group warns of possible hotel boycott
5/6/2010 // ESPN

Westin's labor trouble may sink convention visit
5/4/2010 // Providence Journal

Ex-Hyatt workers find job market hard to penetrate
4/2/2010 // Boston Globe

Union Workers Picket SF's Westing St. Francis
3/31/2010 // KTVU

San Francisco hotels, union workers at odds
3/31/2010 // San Francisco Chronicle

Hotel Hostility
2/24/2010 // Anchorage Press

Disney hunger strike moves to company headquarters
2/17/2010 // SF Gate

No room at the inn
1/13/2010 // San Francsico Bay Guardian

Protest targets conference at Hyatt
1/10/2010 // San Diego Union Tribune

Workers march and rally at two Providence hotels
1/6/2010 // The Providence Journal

Strikes, Boycotts & Arrests Mark SF Hotel Dispute
1/6/2010 // Beyond Chron

Hotel workers rally along Sunset Strip
12/5/2009 // Los Angeles Times

Hotel room cleaners suffering on the job
11/20/2009 // The Star

Hotel Workers to St. Francis Hotel: Live Up to Your Good Name
11/19/2009 // In These Times

Monterey Hotel Workers Demand Their Jobs Back
11/19/2009 // Kion

When action trump words
11/16/2009 // Boston Globe

Vigil held for fired Hyatt housekeepers
11/12/2009 // NECN

San Francisco's Palace Hotel on Strike!
11/10/2009 // San Francisco Indymedia

Female Hotel Workers Injured More Than Men, Study Shows
11/10/2009 // New York Times

S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike
11/6/2009 // San Francisco Chronicle

Workers call for subsidies
11/5/2009 // Toronto Sun

Pritzker brand bruised in hotel battle
11/2/2009 // Chicago Business

Hotel workers authorize strike at downtown Starwood hotels
10/29/2009 // Chicago Tribune

Contract talks between Chicago hotels, unions "very, very far from settlement''
10/26/2009 //

S.F. hotel workers authorize strike
10/23/2009 // San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Hotel Workers take City-Wide Strike Vote
10/21/2009 // Unite Here

Strike authorization vote set for some hotel workers
10/21/2009 // Chicago Business

Housekeepers' Giant “Hope Quilt” Puts Hotel Job Injuries in Spotlight
10/16/2009 // Labor Notes

En contra de la explotación
10/13/2009 // Univision

Hilton Garden Inn lays off workers, draws fire.
10/9/2009 // Monterey County Weekly

Housekeepers Rally for New Contract in Hard-Hit Sacramento
10/8/2009 // In These Times

Union hopes to organize Long Beach hotel workers
10/5/2009 // Los Angeles Times

Fired hotel employee testifies at hearing into Blackstone action
10/4/2009 // Medill Reports

A mess: Hyatt's housekeeping scandal
9/30/2009 // CNNMoney

Hotel Workers Risk Arrest for Health Insurance
9/30/2009 // New America Media

Bellhops, Housekeepers Rally for Fair Contract
9/30/2009 // New America Media

Saving cash, but not face
9/28/2009 // Boston Globe

Union pressuring hotels for new contract
9/26/2009 // San Francisco Chronicle

Hotel Workers Take To SF Streets In Protest
9/25/2009 // KTVU

Hyatts Face Protests After Layoffs in Boston Area
9/25/2009 // New York Times

200 protesters arrested outside Park Hyatt Chicago
9/25/2009 // Chicago Tribune

Hundreds to be arrested in civil disobedience action
9/24/2009 // Unite Here

Gov. Patrick says state will boycott Hyatt if it doesn't rehire workers
9/23/2009 // Boston Globe

Hotel workers to "raise the street pressure"
9/22/2009 // San Francisco Examiner

Hotel Housekeepers Protest Mass Firing In Boston
9/18/2009 // NPR

Hyatt Accused of Lying to Laid Off Housekeepers
9/17/2009 // WBZ-TV CBS

A hard ending for housekeepers: Housekeepers lose Hyatt jobs to outsourcing
9/17/2009 // Boston Globe

Hotel workers hit picket lines
9/11/2009 // Chicago Tribune

Showdown at the Blackstone Hotel
9/8/2009 // Chi Town Daily News

Hotel Workers Take to the Streets: Hundreds of hotel workers march for affordable healthcare and fair workloads
9/7/2009 // NBC Channel 3 in San Francisco

Governor calls for end to hotel strike
9/7/2009 // ABC News Channel 7 in Chicago

Working Hard for Workers
9/7/2009 // Indianapolis Star

Hotels Vs. Union Workers
9/4/2009 // Crain's Chicago Business

A Hotel Houskeeper's Story
9/3/2009 // New America Media

Piden contrato laboral
9/2/2009 // Hoy Chicago

Many hotel employees working without contract
9/1/2009 // ABC News Channel 7 in Chicago

Hotel workers gear up for rally as contract expires
8/14/2009 // San Francisco Examiner

S.F. Hotels, union gird for contract talks
8/14/2009 // San Francisco Business Times

Disneyland Resort, Bel-Air hotels are facing labor disputes
8/7/2009 // The Los Angeles Times

Quail Lodge workers threaten to protest the resort's wage freezes--in time for Car Week
8/6/2009 // Monterey County Weekly

Union fights eviction at Blackstone
8/3/2009 // Crain's Chicago Business

6 years later, pickets stand firm
7/26/2009 // Chicago Tribune

As Labor Faces Turning Point, UNITE HERE National Convention Opens
6/29/2009 // BeyondChron

Indianapolis hotel workers unite
6/24/2009 // Nuvo

Hotel Workers Rally for Wage Disclosure in CIB Bailout
6/22/2009 // WIBC

Hotel housekeeper has challenging role in vital industry
6/18/2009 // Market Watch

Housekeeping - The Hilton's union employees institute a boycott
6/17/2009 // Anchorage Press

Congress Hotel workers mark sixth anniversary of strike
6/16/2009 // Chi Town Daily News

Life's Basics More of a Stretch
10/17/2008 // Washington Post

Video: Lloyd LaCuesta Reports On Hotel Workers Demanding To Be Paid A Fair Wage
9/22/2008 // KTVU News

Hotel, service workers rally for Royal York colleagues
8/1/2008 // The Star

Hotel Workers Rally
7/31/2008 // CFRB 1010

Walkout raises stakes in hotel contract talks
7/16/2008 // The Globe and Mail

Airport hotel staff walk out
7/15/2008 // The Star

Hotel union agreement reached
7/15/2008 // Star Bulletin

Job action for some Toronto-area hotel workers
7/15/2008 // Canadian Press

Workers at 2 Toronto hotels in strike position
7/11/2008 // Canadian Broadcasting Company

On King St., the new face of labour digs in
10/30/2007 //

Workers at 5 area hotels authorize strike
10/15/2007 // Los Angeles

Boston Park Plaza, Sheraton Boston, Westin Waterfront and Westin Copley Hotels All Agree to Contract!
4/26/2007 //

Hotel workers stage sit-ins at restaurants
4/17/2007 // Boston Herald General Economics Reporter

Hundreds of hotel workers rally outside Sheraton Boston
3/29/2007 // Boston Herald

Video: Boston Hotel PreStrike
3/28/2007 // You Tube

Hotel workers 'ready' to strike
12/13/2006 // Globe and Mail

LAX-area hotels urged to end fight against 'living wage'
12/13/2006 // LA Times

African-Americans need apply (editorial)
12/11/2006 // Boston Globe

Goodwin, Union Seal A Deal
12/6/2006 // Hartford Courant

Union calls strike vote at W Hotel
12/5/2006 // San Francisco Business Times

Sheraton employees to vote Tuesday on pact
12/2/2006 // Sacramento Bee

Hotel workers' contract extended through January
12/1/2006 // Boston Globe

One down, four to go
11/30/2006 // Sacramento News and Review

Sheraton, hotel union reach agreement
11/28/2006 // Sacramento Business Journal

Hard Bargaining: Hotel workers wield boycott threat in Sheraton labor dispute
11/22/2006 // Sacramento News and Review

Make Room for Negotiation
11/21/2006 // The Boston Globe

Tough road to Quail Lodge contract
11/18/2006 // Monterey Herald

Living wage law may expand in L.A.
11/12/2006 // Los Angeles Times

GBT activists arrested at the Westin
11/7/2006 // Seattle Gay News

Vigil calls for justice at Holiday Inn Select
11/5/2006 // St. Paul Union Advocate

Hyatt hotel workers ratify new contract
11/3/2006 // The Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Sheraton Grand, wages not
10/26/2006 // Sacramento News and Review

Hilton workers ratify new contract
10/22/2006 // Pacific Business News (Honolulu)

Hotel union contract is sign of prosperous future
10/11/2006 // Honolulu Star-Bulletin

Arrest This Woman . . . Pretty Please
10/11/2006 // LA Weekly

Beverly Hilton, Union in Deal
10/5/2006 // Los Angeles Times

Hotel Campaign Signals Labor's Ascent in L.A.
3/27/2006 // Los Angeles Times

Hotel union puttin’ on the Ritz: Big names speak up for workers
2/19/2006 // Boston Herald

Union boss says hotels can avoid strike
1/27/2006 // Las Vegas Review Journal

Taking On the Hotels
1/18/2006 // Washington Post

Hilton workers file suit
11/4/2005 // Glendale News-Press

Laid-off workers picket hotel's reopening
9/30/2005 // Stamford Advocate

Chinese Hotel Workers in S.F. Claim They Were Not Allowed To Speak Cantonese on the Job
7/27/2005 // NCM

Caught In the Middle
6/1/2005 // San Diego City Beat

Cool-off expires at SF hotels; Both sides pledge to keep bargaining, avoid strike, lockout
1/22/2005 // San Francisco Chronicle

DC Hotel Workers Vote on Contract Tuesday
1/17/2005 //

Hotels, Union Talk as Deadline and Inauguration Loom
1/11/2005 // Washington Post

Washington hotel workers mull strike
1/10/2005 // CNN

San Francisco hotel workers union rejects latest proposal
12/17/2004 // San Francisco Chronicle

Hotel workers' lockout off for now
11/21/2004 // San Francisco Chronicle

Rally Monday in MN to show solidarity with hotel workers
11/15/2004 // Workday Minnesota

Talks Between D.C. Hotels, Union Still in Deadlock
10/28/2004 // Washington Post

SF hotel operators refuse to end labor lockout
10/26/2004 // San Francisco Chronicle

Lockout effect: Fashion Week called off due to hotel dispute
10/19/2004 // SF Examiner

Striking workers to be locked out
10/6/2004 // San Francisco Chronicle

SF Hotel Workers Go On Strike
9/29/2004 // Associated Press

Talks Resume Between D.C. Hotels, Union
9/26/2004 // WTOP

Old Labor Tactics Resurface in New Union
9/17/2004 // Washington Post

L.A. Hotel Workers Vote to Back a Strike
9/15/2004 // Los Angeles Times

Hotel Workers in 3 Cities Ready to Strike
9/14/2004 // Associated Press

Hotel Workers To Vote On Possible Strike
9/13/2004 // NBC4

On holiday weekend, sermons address the L.A. hotel workers' ongoing dispute.
9/6/2004 // Los Angeles Times

S.F. hotel union sets Sept. 14 strike vote
9/2/2004 // San Francisco Business Times

Hotel contract talks continue in S.F.
8/19/2004 // SF Chronicle


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