Hyatt Vineyard Creek workers vote for union representation

The "Follow This Story" feature will notify you when any articles related to this story are posted.

When you follow a story, the next time a related article is published — it could be days, weeks or months — you'll receive an email informing you of the update.

If you no longer want to follow a story, click the "Unfollow" link on that story. There's also an "Unfollow" link in every email notification we send you.

This tool is available only to subscribers; please make sure you're logged in if you want to follow a story.

Please note: This feature is available only to subscribers; make sure you're logged in if you want to follow a story.


More than 50 workers at the Hyatt Vineyard Creek hotel in Santa Rosa have voted to be represented by the union Unite-HERE Local 2850.

A neutral arbitrator verified that about 70 percent of the eligible housekeepers, servers, cooks, dishwashers and other non-management hotel employees voted last week to be represented by the local, union spokesman Ty Hudson said.

The Hyatt becomes the second unionized hotel in Sonoma County as Local 2850 also represents about 80 workers at the Sheraton in Petaluma. The union is gearing up to organize workers at the hotel at the Graton Resort & Casino in Rohnert Park. The Federated Indians of the Graton Rancheria have struck a deal with the union that it would not interfere in any organizing campaign.

Another Unite-HERE unit, Local 49, represents about 600 Graton casino workers.

Please read our commenting policy
  • No profanity, abuse, racism, hate speech or personal attacks on others.
  • No spam or off-topic posts. Keep the conversation to the theme of the article.
  • No disinformation about current events. Claims of "Fake News" will be delayed for moderation
  • No name calling. "Orange Menace", "Libtards", etc. are not respectful.
Send a letter to the editor

Our Network

Sonoma Index-Tribune
Petaluma Argus Courier
North Bay Business Journal
Sonoma Magazine
Bite Club Eats
La Prensa Sonoma
Emerald Report
Spirited Magazine