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Hyatt Workers Boycott Could Affect One or More Chicago-Area Hyatt Properties

A news report from Curtis Black’s Newstips Blog, Community Media Workshop

Hyatt Regency Chicago. Photo/Google Images

Hyatt workers locked in tough contract negotiations – and hit by job cuts and reduced hours leading to chronic understaffing and increased injuries – will announce a boycott of one or more Chicago-area Hyatt properties tomorrow.

They’ll be joined by leaders of the Central Conference of American Rabbis announcing support from 200 Jewish leaders nationwide, at a 12:30 p.m. press conference in front of Hyatt Global Headquarters, 71 S. Wacker on Tuesday, Aug. 24.

The rabbis will call on Hyatt to meet biblical obligations to treat workers fairly, and will pledge to honor worker-led boycotts and strikes of Hyatt properties.

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