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UNITE HERE and Hyatt Reach National Agreement: Pact Provides Contracts and Process for Workers to Join Unions

UNITE HERE and Hyatt Reach National Agreement: Pact Provides Contracts and Process for Workers to Join Unions

Today Hyatt Hotels Corp. and UNITE HERE, the union of hospitality workers in the United States and Canada, announced a national agreement that resolves longstanding disputes between the two organizations. The agreement creates a framework for the company and the union to work together moving forward. Both UNITE HERE and Hyatt hailed the pact as a positive step.

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My Story: Winning a Union at Pomona College

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May Day was extra special for me this year. My heart was filled with joy and pride because it was my first day as a member of UNITE HERE.

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Arizona Secretary of State Reverses Position, Calling for Overhaul of Election Process

Photo courtesy of Adios Arpaio's Facebook page.

UNITE HERE sends us this report from Arizona. 

After more than a week of protests that brought national attention to what Rachel Maddow called “Arizona’s Broken Electoral System,” Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett told the Associated Press over the weekend that he will seek an overhaul of Arizona’s ballot-counting process.

Bennett’s announcement comes just days after his initial insistence that, while not perfect, Arizona’s counting this year was customary and that protests were unnecessary.

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Hundreds in Arizona to Celebrate 'Real Winners' of This Year's Election

Hundreds in Arizona to Celebrate 'Real winners' of This Year's Election

"Hundreds in Arizona to Celebrate 'Real Winners' of This Year's Election—Arizona's Powerful Bloc of New Latino Voters" is a cross-post from UNITE HERE. 

Step aside, old Arizona. The new Arizona has arrived. This year's elections in Arizona have been marred by irregularities and polling problems that have led to more than 650,000 uncounted votes statewide, an unprecedented number of provisional ballots cast and no end in sight for the ballot count, despite Friday's deadline. More than a week after the election, a number of key races statewide hang in the balance.

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