Customer Response

These customers moved business out of boycotted Seattle Hyatts:

  • UNIPRO Pilipino American Unity for Progress
  • Washington State Rehabilitation Council
  • University of Washington
  • Rehab Seminars
  • Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations
  • API Chaya
  • Seattle Central Foundation of Seattle Central Community College
  • Low Income Housing Institute
  • Country Doctor Community Health Centers
  • Real Escape from the Sex Trade (REST)
  • Open Arms Perinatal Services
  • Lake Washington Girls Middle School
  • Washington State China Relations Council (WSCRC)
  • Rotary Club Downtown Seattle
  • National Association of Counties (NACO)
  • Specialty Coffee Association of America

Seattle Hyatt Boycott Letters of Support

Seattle City Council letter to Hyatt owner

Washington Democratic Party 2014 Resolution

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler letter to Hyatt owner

API Chaya Venue Change Announcement

SeaMar Community Health Centers

New Beginnings letter to Hyatt owner

Dr. Caprice Hollins letter to Hyatt owner

Amnesty Seattle Letter to Hyatt Owner Hedreen

OCA-GS Letter to Hyatt Owner Hedreen

Open Arms Perinatal Services Venue Change Announcement

Rehab Seminars Cancellation Letter

These former customers have committed not to return to the Grand Hyatt Seattle and Hyatt at Olive 8, or have already booked future events elsewhere:

Washington State Bar Association
Sound Mental Health
Washington State Association for Justice
Professional Eye Care Associates of America
QLaw (GLBT Bar Association)
Out and Equal
Gender Odyssey
Washington University in St. Louis


The following individuals and organizations have pledged not to eat, sleep or meet at the Grand Hyatt Seattle or Hyatt at Olive 8 until the owner of the hotels agrees to a fair process for workers to decide whether to choose a union.

Alay ng Kultura
Anakbayan Seattle
A. Philip Randolph Institute, Seattle Chapter
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance – Seattle
Asian Pacific Islander Coalition
Asian Pacific Islander Americans for Civic Empowerment WA c4
BAYAN Pacific Northwest Chapter
Casa Latina
Chinese Information Services Center
Coalition for Refugees from Burma
Coalition of Anti Racist Whites
El Centro De La Raza
El Comité Pro-Reforma Migratoria y Justicia Social
Faith Action Network
Filipino American Political Action Group of Washington
FUSE Washington
Gabriela Seattle
Japanese American Citizens League — Seattle Chapter
King County Democratic Party
LGBTQ Allyship
May 1st Action Coalition
MLK County Labor Council
National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum – Seattle Chapter
National Organization of Women – Seattle
New Beginnings
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project
OCA – Greater Seattle Chapter
Philippine US Solidarity Organization
Pride at Work-King County
Seattle – Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador
Statewide Poverty Action Network
Vietnamese Friendship Association
Washington Community Action Network
Washington State Association for Justice
Washington State Democratic Party
Washington State Labor Council
Washington State Nurses’ Association
Washington State Elected Officials:

Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler

State Representatives

  • Brian Blake
  • Cindy Ryu
  • Jim Moeller
  • Joe Fitzgibbon
  • Steve Bergquist
  • David Sawyer
  • Sharon Wylie
  • Ruth Kagi
  • Chris Reykdal
  • Mike Sells
  • Jessyn Farrell
  • Sam Hunt
  • Larry Seaquist
  • Patrick Sullivan
  • Sharon Tomiko Santos

State Senators 

  • Bob Hasegawa
  • Adam Kline
  • Karen Keiser
  • Jeanne Kohl-Wells
  • Jeannie Darnielle
  • Sharon Nelson
  • Christine Rolfes