In a pretty slick move, Unite Here also managed to get the newsletter distributed to all MPI meeting planners in the US and Canada. According to the press release:
- "We find that when planners are given accurate, timely and useful information during
Regardless of whether their unspoken intention is to have planners turn up the heat on hotels that aren’t playing ball with the union (what can I say, I’m a little cynical--Jason says it's purely to inform people of what's going on), the first issue of the newsletter I saw was pretty darn handy, including city-by-city updates, a bit onlanguage, and model language, drafted by the union’s general counsel, that it says "would fully protect planners from a potential labor dispute."
And if you have something coming up in San Francisco, this article on the labor situation there is a must-read.
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