CHICAGO– Faith-based groups from across the city, including JCUA, gathered Thursday, Nov. 4 in front of the Hyatt Regency to rally support for UNITE HERE Local 1 hotel workers who have been protesting the Hyatt’s unfair labor practices.
In August 2010 JCUA Founder Rabbi Robert Marx and more than 250 other Jewish leaders nationwide signed a pledge to support the Hyatt workers who’ve been dealing with pay, hour and job cuts, and excessive injury rates.
“It is our honor to stand in solidarity with the workers of Hyatt and Hilton against injustice,” said Rabbi Brant Rosen, leader of the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, at the interfaith service Nov. 4. [Read more in UNITE HERE news release]
Here’s a glimpse of what happened at the event.
Learn more at justiceathyatt.org.