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  •  There are rumors floating around (1+ / 0-)
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    myrealname

    (unsubstantiated) that the true reason for the layoffs is that the housekeepers were considering joining SEIU.

    "Right wing freak machine" General Wes Clark

    by Tracker on Tue Sep 22, 2009 at 08:24:46 AM PDT

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    •  And thanks so much for... (0+ / 0-)

      ...rumormongering.

    •  Interesting, but hardly relevant... (0+ / 0-)

      If this was true, then it would be a blatant violation of the National Labor Relations Act and the SEIU and/or the individual housekeepers should file a complaint with the NLRB.

      That might not get them anywhere, though, since Hyatt quite explicitly said it had a long-term plan to outsource the Boston jobs to temp agencies as part of its business strategy.

      Hyatt has made a clear and conscious choice to force the pain and suffering of its economic problems on its poorest and most defenseless employees.  

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