WHEREAS, Hyatt has singled itself out as the worst employer in the hotel industry;
WHEREAS, Hyatt has abused its housekeepers and other hotel workers, replacing longtime employees with minimum wage temporary workers and imposing dangerous workloads on those who remain;
WHEREAS, Hyatt workers have taken bold steps to end mistreatment, speaking publicly about abuses, going on strike, and even launching a global boycott of Hyatt;
WHEREAS, Hyatt has spent millions marketing themselves as friendly to the LGBTQ community;WHEREAS, LGBTQ travelers spend $65 million in US tourism alone each year; and,
WHEREAS, Pride at Work members across the United States have mobilized LGBTQ support for Hyatt workers in their struggle.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that Pride at Work endorses the global boycott of Hyatt* and will continue toboldly expose Hyatt’s hypocrisy to the LGBTQ community until workers win the dignity and respect they deserve.
* The call to “Boycott Hyatt” does not include the Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa and the Grand Hyatt Kauai, which have current collective bargaining agreements with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, and does not include the following Hyatt hotels with current UNITE HERE collective bargaining agreements: Grand Hyatt New York, Andaz 5th Avenue, Andaz Wall Street, Hyatt Hotel (Highway One Monterey), Hyatt Regency Monterey, Hyatt Penn’s Landing (Philadelphia), Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hyatt Regency Dearborn (Michigan), Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center, Hyatt Regency Mission Bay Spa and Marina, Hyatt Regency on King (Toronto), Park Hyatt Toronto, Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Hyatt Rosemont, Hyatt Place San Jose, Hyatt Place Braintree (MA), Hyatt Carmel Highlands Inn, and Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport