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Seattle University food service workers unionize with UNITE HERE Local 8, ratify first contract.

SEATTLE, WA – After organizing to join UNITE HERE Local 8, food service workers at Seattle University  overwhelmingly ratified their first union contract on Wednesday. The 150 workers serving students and faculty at Seattle University ... Read more »

Injured hotel worker asks APTA and PTWA to honor Seattle Hyatt boycott

Ms. Charlotte Knox has a message for APTA and PTWA. http://www.unitehere8.org/wp-content/uploads/legalized-ms-charlotte-APTA-video-9.10.14.wmv Read more »

Physical Therapists Ignore Ailing Workers

Two groups of physical therapists, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and its local affiliate the Physical Therapy Association of Washington (PTWA) have business scheduled at the Grand Hyatt Seattle in upcoming months. Both ... Read more »
Community members in support!

Concerned clergy and community pray for workers in Grand Hyatt lobby

Over 50 concerned community members entered the lobby of the Grand Hyatt Seattle on July 29th and asked to speak with the General Manager of the hotel, Steve Vissotzky. The group was led by a team of four clergy members in pastoral ... Read more »

UNITE HERE Local 8 Endorses Pramila Jayapal for State Senate

UNITE HERE Local 8 is proudly endorsing Pramila Jayapal in her run for the open State Senate seat in the 37th Legislative District. Jayapal’s long history of standing up for Seattle’s hospitality workers has led to this ... Read more »

Be Fair, Specialty Coffee Association of America

The Specialty Coffee Association of America (SCAA) is scheduled to violate the worker-called boycott of the Grand Hyatt Seattle and the Hyatt at Olive 8 for years to come. SCAA has done excellent work around fair trade issues globally, ... Read more »
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