Baltimore City Council Hearing, Calls on Hyatt to Sign Labor Peace Agreement, Part II

Baltimore City Council Hearing, Calls on Hyatt to Sign Labor Peace Agreement, Part II

Last week, Indyreader published the first hour of the Baltimore City Council Labor Committee Hearing on the Hyatt labor peace resolution held last Thursday, March 14, 2013. Part II highlights testimonies during the second hour of the hearing. Among those who testified were Unite Here Local 7 organizer Tracy Lingo, Hyatt workers Mike Jones, Regina Davis and Baker Best, Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic priest Fr. Ty Hullinger, Baltimore NAACP President Tessa Aston-Hill, community activist Duane Davis, and LIUNA Local 33 member James Commander. Except for Baker Best, all testified in support of the resolution calling for a labor peace agreement at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore.

Below are video time codes for each person who testified:
1. Mike Jones (00:00:36)
2. Tracy Lingo  (00:04:39)
3.  Regina Davis (00:06:41)
4.  Fr. Ty Hullinger (00:09:27)
5.  Tessa Aston Hill (00:16:02)
6.  Duane Davis  (00:21:17)
7.  Baker Best (00:23:37)
8.  James Commander (00:33:01)

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.