Tag: UNITE HERE

Sheraton, No Layoffs!

The Stamford Sheraton plans to cut departments and lay off workers. But the workers are fighting back.

Hotel Struggles Across the Nation

With the eruption of strike action by Chicago hotel workers, hotel worker William Lewis argues that the unions have the power to organize the unorganized, spread the strike nationally — and win.

Sheraton, No Layoffs!

The Stamford Sheraton plans to cut departments and lay off workers. But the workers are fighting back.

Hotel Struggles Across the Nation

With the eruption of strike action by Chicago hotel workers, hotel worker William Lewis argues that the unions have the power to organize the unorganized, spread the strike nationally — and win.

Sick of Working “Like Donkeys,” Hilton Workers Fight for A Union

Stamford, Connecticut. Today, workers at Hilton Hotel visited the manager’s office to deliver a cake decorated with the words, “Felicidades Union 217” (Congratulations Union 217), celebrating their petition for a union. The general manager, said to have hidden in the back, wasn’t there to receive the sweet gift. Yesterday, over a hundred Hilton workers and supporters marched into the hotel lobby and demanded union recognition. Housekeeping, front desk workers, banquet servers, and cooks were accompanied by dozens of UNITE HERE Local 217 members from the nearby Hyatt. The workers surrounded the general manager, whose face turned grey as they boisterously