Today Hyatt Hotels Corporation and UNITE HERE, the union of hospitality workers in the U.S. and Canada, announced a national agreement that resolves longstanding disputes between the two organizations.
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These contracts, effective through December 2017 in Philadelphia and February 2018 in Denver, come on the heels of an agreement to a five-year contract with UniteHere Local 30 at Hyatt Regency Mission Bay in San Diego. They follow other agreements made with UniteHere local leadership in Washington, D.C., New York, Monterey, Calif., and Toronto, as well as various unions, including the Teamsters, SEIU, the Longshoremen, and Workers United.
The parties also announced a new five year Collective Bargaining Agreement for NYHMTC members employed by MRMI, which includes annual salary increases, sets wages for new hires and addresses employee contributions toward health benefits.
The San Francisco Regional Office of the National Labor Relations Board has cited leaders of UniteHere Local 2, which represents Hyatt hotel associates in San Francisco, for bargaining in bad faith during contract negotiations with the hotels.
Union leaders are calling for a global boycott of Hyatt Hotels for paying workers low wages.
Hyatt Hotels Corporation set the record straight about UniteHeres three-year-old campaign against Hyatt in a full-page ad published in todays Washington Post.
The Chicago area Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board has found merit in Hyatts unfair labor practice charges that Unite Here locals representing Hyatt associates in the Chicago area – Unite Here Local 1 and Local 450 – have bargained in bad faith and made illegal demands during contract negotiations with Hyatt.
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