Bring Back the Hyatt 100

On August 31, 2009, Hyatt fired its longtime housekeeping staff at its three Boston-area hotels. Many of the fired housekeepers worked for their hotels for over 20 years. Many were required to train their replacements before being fired. Their replacements are being paid minimum wage.

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35 arrested in protest against Hyatt in Cambridge

July 22, 2011

Thirty-five people were arrested for trespassing at the Hyatt Regency Thursday afternoon during a protest against the Hyatt's treatment of cleaning staff. Approximately 200 union members and members of the public gathered to support the civil disobedience, and represent the “Hyatt 100,” the 98 Boston-area cleaning workers who were abruptly fired two years ago. Read more.

Profiting from misery

September 7, 2010

They had a demonstration outside the downtown Hyatt the other day, to commemorate the anniversary of the firing of 98 housekeepers at Hyatt hotels in and around Boston.... Wanda Rosario was standing on the sidewalk outside the Hyatt. She suffered more than the indignity of losing her housekeeping job of 23 years there; she unwittingly trained her replacement, a woman who is being paid a lot less to do a lot more. Read more.

Hundreds Protest on Anniversary of Hyatt 100 Firings

September 2, 2010

BOSTON - The Hyatt 100 and hundreds of their Boston supporters rallied today to mark the one year anniversary of Hyatt firing their entire housekeeping staff at the three Boston area Hyatt hotels. The rally is part of a nationwide wave of demonstrations, with thousands protesting Hyatt's mistreatment of its employees.

The Hyatt 100 were fired after being tricked into training their own replacements. Many of the former housekeepers worked for Hyatt for more than two decades, and dozens continue to struggle to support their families while Hyatt refuses to reinstate them.

"Hyatt said we were fired because the recession was hurting their business," said Lucine Williams. "Now we know that's just an excuse to make more money and hand out big bonuses while our families continue to struggle."

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"...Surely there is some way to retain the jobs for your housekeeping staffs, as other hotels have done, and to work with them to help the company meet its current challenges, rather than tossing them out unceremoniously to fend for themselves while the people they trained take their jobs at barely livable wages."

- MA Governor Deval Patrick

Hyatt 100 Supporters

Daniel Verinder
The Rev. Laurel Scott
William Timmins
David Cleffi
The Rev. Kevin D. Bean
Jessica Lawlor
shane carter
Jane Slaughter
Mike Wolfson
Ronda E. Shelton
Joseph Stubbs
Patricia Milan
John Trimbur
Kevin Wells
Julia Henly
Joanie Parker
Ned Stuckey-French
Steven Simon
John Templeton
Dan Gordon
Veronica Salgado
Wade Smith
Brenda Chaney
Jessie Ham
adriana contreras
Barry David
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Toris Braddock
Katie Sheldon
Peter Goselin
Neal Meyer
steve craig
Sarah Arnason
Julia Liu
Dan Doyle
Dan Vandenburgh
Stuart Sealfon
Meg Robertson
Peter Volosin
Anna Feder
Neil Parthun
Jeanne McGuire
Owen Li
Annie Fox
Anthony Zuba
Anne Harvey
Jobert Poblete
Saqib Bhatti
Micah Landau
Lundy Braun
Karl Howeth
Nancy Welch
Jessica Melia
Jake Williams
Elizabeth Krentz-Wee
Nicholas Panagakos
Sandra Rosen
adam reeves
Phan Nguyen
Shaun Joseph
mike loux
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Catherine Judge
Alfonso Capozzi
Greg Nash
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Karl Howeth
Katherine Turk
Lynn Rosenbaum
Rand Wilson
Jean Yang
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Leigh Shelton
Steve Craig
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Lee Strieb
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catherine trimbur
matt shuman
Rev. Harold R. Bronk
Pari Baker
John Templeton
Jennifer Whitlock
Steve Leigh
Sergio Moyer
Rabbi Victor H. Reinstein
ben horn kaon
Kathleen Collins
Heath Prince
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