congress plaza hotel strike
Hospitality workers at Chicago’s Congress Plaza Hotel have stopped picketing and offered to return to work. And many, many ghosts. Step inside the hotel… Columbia College students, native Chicagoans, and downtown tourists are all familiar with The Congress Plaza Hotel, an iconic building, historical landmark, and South Loop staple that dominates the view of Michigan Avenue from Buckingham Fountain. Hospitality workers at the Congress Plaza Hotel have put down their picket signs after almost 10 years. A 10-year strike at the Congress Plaza hotel in downtown Chicago, believed to be the longest hotel strike in history, has ended. An attorney for the hotel said Unite Here Local 1, the union representing cleaning and maintenance workers, has offered an unconditional return to work as of midnight Wednesday. Workers at the Congress Plaza Hotel in the Loop have agreed to end their 10 year strike.The strike has gotten plenty of attention from Democratic … The strike is believed to be the longest-lasting hotel strike … But as Susie An reports from member station WBEZ, getting back … 10-Year Strike Against Chicago Hotel Ends One of the longest labor strikes has finally come to an end. Indeed, the ghosts of the Congress … Congress Hotel workers strike in Chicago (front page) BY PATTIE THOMPSON CHICAGO—“Don’t check in! Check out!” chanted dozens of pickets in front of the Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago Sunday June 22. Congress Plaza hotel strike ends after 10 years May 30, 2013, 2:13pm CDT A decade-long strike, believed to be the longest in the world, at the Congress Plaza hotel … A strike at the Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago that lasted 10 years has ended. Unite Here Local 1, the union representing cleaning and maintenance workers, offered an … On June 3, 2003, 130 of the Congress Plaza Hotel's cleaning and maintenance workers went on strike ... and Unite Here Local 1, the union representing … After nearly 10 years, hospitality workers at Chicago's Congress Plaza Hotel … A union representing cleaning and maintenance workers has ended a strike at the Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago after 10 years. The strike went on to claim the fortunate honor as the longest hotel strike in history, leaving in its wake a hotel haunted by pulled proms, boycotted conventions and an estimated loss of 700 million dollars in revenue. One of the longest labor strikes, going on for nearly 10 years, has finally ended. Congress Hotel Strike Ends, 10-Year Strike Was Among The Longest In The World The nearly decade-long worker strike at the Congress Hotel has reportedly come to an end.