Emanuel Wins Hospitality Union Backing, As Garcia Works To Shore Up SupportOn the first day of early voting in Chicago, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jesus “Chuy” Garcia were criss-crossing the city to bolster support with Chicago voters.
Thompson Center Food Service Workers Seek Quinn's Help Keeping JobsEmployees who work at the various fast food stands at The Great State Fare food court in the basement of the Thompson Center are worried they’ll lose their jobs when their employer, Sodexo, moves out of the state government building hands over the reins of the food court to a new management company.
Congress Hotel Union Workers Call Off Decade-Long StrikeA longstanding labor dispute at the historic Congress Hotel ended on Thursday, when the union called off a decade-long strike.
Schools Reach Contract Deal With Lunchroom WorkersThe Chicago Board of Education and the union representing 3,300 lunchroom workers have reached a contract deal, providing modest raises and a commitment to serve better food.
Hyatt Hotel Union Blasts Pritzker Family For Property Tax AppealsUnion workers locked in a two-year contract dispute with Hyatt Hotels accused the Pritzker family who owns the hotel chain paying too little in property taxes, an allegation the hotel chain called "deeply offensive."
Workers: Hyatt Is Threatening To Cut Off Our Health CareHyatt hotel workers rallied outside company headquarters downtown Wednesday to protest what they see as threats to cut off health care.
School Support Staff Stand With Teachers On Longer School DayUnions representing support staff at the Chicago Public Schools are speaking out in support of teachers on the issue of a longer school day.
Hyatt Hotel Workers Begin Weeklong StrikeHyatt Hotel workers are on strike in four cities, including Chicago.
Complaint: Picketing Hyatt Workers Were 'Assaulted' With Heat LampsThe union representing workers at the Park Hyatt Hotel has filed charges with federal labor authorities, after the wintertime heat lamps were turned on during a picket in the midst of the heat wave last week.
Hilton Hotel, Unions Reach AgreementUNITE HERE Local 1 and Hilton Worldwide have reached a labor agreement in Chicago covering 1,600 workers at the Drake, Palmer House Hilton, Chicago Hilton and Hilton O’Hare.