Campaign to Support Hotel Workers
Massachusetts Jobs with Justice supports hotel workers & UNITE HERE in their fight to make all hospitality jobs good jobs.
Bring Back the Hyatt 100 Campaign!
On August 31, 2009, Hyatt fired the entire housekeeping departments of its three Boston-area hotels. Many of the fired housekeepers had worked at their hotels for over 20 years. Some Hyatt workers were required to train their replacements and reported that their managers told them that the temp workers would only be used to cover vacations and weekends. Their replacements are being paid minimum wage — $8 an hour about half of what the Hyatt employees made, with no health insurance and a larger workload.
The “Hyatt 100” have been running an aggressive boycott campaign that has moved over $2 million in meetings business from the three Boston Hyatts: the Hyatt Harborside and Regency in Boston and the Hyatt Regency in Cambridge.
Le Meridien Campaign
Workers from Le Meridien Hotel in Cambridge are organizing for safer, better jobs. Currently, they face a crushing workload and fiercely anti-union management. That is why they have called upon the community to boycott Le Meridien to let the owners know that they will continue to fight until workers secure the justice they deserve.
For more information, contact Russ Davis or call 617-524-8778.