The Hyatt at Olive 8 has been the focus of an organizing drive by UNITE HERE Local 8, the union that represents local hospitality and food service workers.
Seattle Hyatt hotel workers and supporters have launched a boycott of the Hyatt at Olive 8 and the Grand Hyatt Seattle, denouncing difficult working conditions, unaffordable healthcare, and use of subcontracted workers.
Labor activists launched a boycott of two downtown Seattle hotels Tuesday, accusing the hotels’ owner of trying to stymie union-organizing efforts of housekeepers and other employees.
UNITE HERE Local 8, the union representing thousands of local hospitality workers, called for the boycott of the Hyatt at Olive 8 and the Grand Hyatt Seattle, both owned by R.C. Hedreen Co.
Staying at the Hyatt at Olive 8, or the Grand Hyatt Seattle anytime soon? You might want to book a different hotel.