National union leaders are calling for a worldwide boycott of the Hyatt chain, saying its workers are exploited.
The Hyatt Regency Chicago says the company provides industry-leading wage and benefits packages and union leadership is now allowing members to vote on their offer.
Hyatt Regency Chicago's statement to the protest
"Hyatt provides industry-leading wage and benefits packages, maintains an outstanding workplace safety record, and is a recognized leader in promoting a diverse workforce. We urge UniteHere leaders do the right thing for their members by allowing them to vote on a new contract that gives them the wage and benefits increases they deserve."
- Patrick Donelly, General Manager, Hyatt Regency Chicago