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At the Negotiating Table in Puerto Rico

Check out photos from negotiations in the contract fight against Hilton in Puerto Rico.

Union Victory in Puerto Rico

When members of Unite Here Local 610 in Puerto Rico entered into a contract fight with Hilton in June 2009, the life of their union was hanging by a thread.

The new contract that was ratified in February 2010 saved their union. It stopped decades of decline and concession bargaining. It significantly raised the members’ standard of living and greatly increased their power.

Negotiations, Boricua style

Despite the fact that the union and management are still far from an agreement and that a strike is very possible, a joyous atmosphere characterized the workers' mood at the latest contract negotiating session on October 15th at the ILA building.

Contract negotiations: What’s got to go

At the Hilton Membership Meeting last Thursday, Local 610 President, Felix Mejias shared his thoughts regarding the upcoming negotiations.

HTC, Local 6 and UNITE HERE Join in Relief Effort in Puerto Rico

After Hurricane Maria rampaged across Puerto Rico on September 20, leaving an unimaginable trail of destruction, HTC, Local 6 and UNITE HERE joined in a relief effort to assist members of the hotel union there, Local 610.

For immediate release: Rallies begin today in front of Hilton hotels in San Juan

Hundreds of hotel workers of the Caribe Hilton, Condado Plaza and the El San Juan hotels will be holding a series of protests and marches December 17, 18 and 19.

First 3 days of negotiations in Puerto Rico

Three days of extremely slow and contentious contract negotiations between the Union and Hilton have yielded some significant progress, but have also made clear that the road to a final agreement will be very difficult.

Water and decency for workers in short supply at the El San Juan

Hery Adorno, a doorman for almost 20 years at the El San Juan Hotel, wonders each day if it will be his last. "I am afraid I will die of a stroke because management will not allow me to take a sip of water so that I can take my medicine when I feel faint," he admitted to Liz Guerra, a union organizer.