Congress Plaza hotel strike ends after 10 years May 30, 2013, 2:13pm CDT A decade-long strike, believed to be the longest in the world, at the Congress Plaza hotel … A union representing cleaning and maintenance workers has ended a strike at the Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago after 10 years. Hospitality workers at the Congress Plaza Hotel have put down their picket signs after almost 10 years. Columbia College students, native Chicagoans, and downtown tourists are all familiar with The Congress Plaza Hotel, an iconic building, historical landmark, and South Loop staple that dominates the view of Michigan Avenue from Buckingham Fountain. Check out!” chanted dozens of pickets in front of the Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago Sunday June 22. The strike went on to claim the fortunate honor as the longest hotel strike in history, leaving in its wake a hotel haunted by pulled proms, boycotted conventions and an estimated loss of 700 million dollars in revenue. A 10-year strike at the Congress Plaza hotel in downtown Chicago, believed to be the longest hotel strike in history, has ended. On June 3, 2003, 130 of the Congress Plaza Hotel's cleaning and maintenance workers went on strike ... and Unite Here Local 1, the union representing … Indeed, the ghosts of the Congress … After nearly 10 years, hospitality workers at Chicago's Congress Plaza Hotel … The strike is believed to be the longest-lasting hotel strike … One of the longest labor strikes, going on for nearly 10 years, has finally ended. But as Susie An reports from member station WBEZ, getting back … A strike at the Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago that lasted 10 years has ended. Hospitality workers at Chicago’s Congress Plaza Hotel have stopped picketing and offered to return to work. Unite Here Local 1, the union representing cleaning and maintenance workers, offered an … Congress Hotel workers strike in Chicago (front page) BY PATTIE THOMPSON CHICAGO—“Don’t check in! Step inside the hotel… Congress Hotel Strike Ends, 10-Year Strike Was Among The Longest In The World The nearly decade-long worker strike at the Congress Hotel has reportedly come to an end. Workers at the Congress Plaza Hotel in the Loop have agreed to end their 10 year strike.The strike has gotten plenty of attention from Democratic … And many, many ghosts. 10-Year Strike Against Chicago Hotel Ends One of the longest labor strikes has finally come to an end. An attorney for the hotel said Unite Here Local 1, the union representing cleaning and maintenance workers, has offered an unconditional return to work as of midnight Wednesday.

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