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10-Year Congress Hotel Worker Strike Ends

Posted 09.18.2014 | Chicago

The nearly decade-long worker strike at the Congress Hotel has reportedly come to an end. According to Unite Here Local 1, the union representing C...

PHOTOS: Chicago's Most Haunted Places

The Huffington Post | Lizzie Schiffman | Posted 12.31.2011 | Chicago

Halloween is a time when even the most timid Chicagoans may go hunting for thrills and chills. While amusement parks and "haunted" houses may pop up i...

Occupy Chicago Regroups After Recent Success

Mark Cassello | Posted 12.13.2011 | Chicago
Mark Cassello

If the impending winter does not disband the movement, Occupy Chicago risks unraveling because of its own success.

Commission OK's Expansion Of Congress Plaza Hotel Despite Ongoing Labor Protests

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The continuing saga of the Congress Plaza Hotel labor strike took a new turn Thursday, winning approval for a controversial new addition just days aft...

Alderman: Hotels Must Tell Guests About Labor Disputes

Chicago Tribune | Dan Mihalopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Aldermen sympathetic to striking Congress Plaza Hotel workers are making a new push today for an ordinance that would require hotels to notify potenti...