Teamsters Local 727 Stands with Striking UNITE HERE Local 1 Hotel Workers

| September 7, 2018

Teamsters Local 727 stands in solidarity with the thousands of hotel workers represented by UNITE HERE  Local 1 who initiated a strike at 25 Chicagoland hotels early this morning.

In a letter of support to Local 1, Local 727 Secretary-Treasurer John Coli, Jr. wrote, “Local 727 members understand firsthand the importance of standing united while fighting for respect and fair treatment…. We are proud to extend our support and stand in solidarity with our Local 1 Brothers and Sisters.”

To read the full letter, click here.


UNITE HERE Local 1 hotel workers are ON STRIKE at these Chicago hotels:

  • Ambassador Chicago
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Chicago-Metro
  • Doubletree Chicago Magnificent Mile
  • Drake Hotel
  • Hampton Inn / Homewood Suites Magnificent Mile
  • Hilton Chicago
  • Holiday Inn Mart Plaza
  • Hotel Blake
  • Hyatt Regency Chicago
  • Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
  • Inn of Chicago
  • JW Marriott
  • Kimpton Hotel Allegro
  • Kimpton Hotel Palomar
  • Kinzie Hotel
  • Millennium Knickerbocker
  • Palmer House
  • Ritz-Carlton Chicago
  • Sheraton Grand Chicago
  • W Chicago City Center
  • W Chicago Lakeshore
  • Warwick Allerton
  • Westin Michigan Ave
  • Westin River North
  • Wyndham Grand


Nothing in this article should be read as the union’s waiver of any legal argument, position or additional grievance. The union does not forfeit its right to make any and all supplemental arguments.


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