Unite HERE’s week-long strike at six Hyatt Hotels in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu comes to an end today. The union hopes to pressure the hotel chain into a fair contract following two years of working without one. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka joined more than 200 picketers at the Hyatt Regency on Wacker Drive this morning to close out the strike.
“Think about this. You are the one’s that shine this hotel and make it shine. You’re the one’s that make the guests comfortable in there so they want to come back. You’re the one’s that make this hotel and Hyatt a success. Without you Hyatt is nothing. Nothing,” said Trumka to an energetic crowd.
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