VIDEO: Global Boycott of Hyatt

VIDEO: Global Boycott of Hyatt

Global Boycott of Hyatt
Global Boycott of Hyatt

On Thursday evening, 6 September 2012, Red Emma's Bookstore Coffeehouse invited Hyatt Regency Baltimore workers to share why they launched a global boycott of Hyatt Hotels. Among those who told their stories were: Regina Davis, Charlotte Knox, A.C. Castro, Kris Castro and Jeremy Pollard. This video documents some of the discussion's highlights, such as: campaign goals, tactics, strategies, as well as the personal challenges involved in winning the fight against Hyatt's unfair labor practices.

 
 

Richard Concepcion is an independent documentary filmmaker/video journalist. He finished his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Ateneo de Manila University (1983), Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Film and Electronic Media from American University School of Communication (2010), Master of LIberal Arts (MLA) degree from Johns Hopkins University (2004) and MA in Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville (1987). He and his wife Renee live in Maryland with their beagle (“Bodie”) and cat (“Jade”). He can be reached at rconcep11[at]gmail.com.