Hyatt Hotels, union resolve dispute


Hyatt Hotels has reached a tentative contract with the union representing thousands of it employees.

Workers in Chicago, Honolulu, Los Angeles and San Francisco must approve their contracts, but their approval would end a four-year dispute that's led to dozens of protests and a global boycott against the Chicago-based hotel chain.

The contracts would provide retroactive wage increases and keep employees' current health care and pension benefits through 2018.

Unite Here says the accord would end its global boycott of Hyatt that had support from other unions, workers' rights groups and civil rights organizations.

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