A union representing cleaning and maintenance workers has ended a strike at the Congress Plaza Hotel in Chicago after 10 years. An attorney for the hotel said Unite Here Local 1, the union representing cleaning and maintenance workers, has offered an unconditional return to work as of midnight Wednesday. The strike is believed to be the longest-lasting hotel strike … But as Susie An reports from member station WBEZ, getting back … A strike at the Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago that lasted 10 years has ended. 10-Year Strike Against Chicago Hotel Ends One of the longest labor strikes has finally come to an end. And many, many ghosts. Hospitality workers at the Congress Plaza Hotel have put down their picket signs after almost 10 years. On June 3, 2003, 130 of the Congress Plaza Hotel's cleaning and maintenance workers went on strike ... and Unite Here Local 1, the union representing … Congress Hotel Strike Ends, 10-Year Strike Was Among The Longest In The World The nearly decade-long worker strike at the Congress Hotel has reportedly come to an end. Columbia College students, native Chicagoans, and downtown tourists are all familiar with The Congress Plaza Hotel, an iconic building, historical landmark, and South Loop staple that dominates the view of Michigan Avenue from Buckingham Fountain. Indeed, the ghosts of the Congress … A 10-year strike at the Congress Plaza hotel in downtown Chicago, believed to be the longest hotel strike in history, has ended. One of the longest labor strikes, going on for nearly 10 years, has finally ended. Step inside the hotel… After nearly 10 years, hospitality workers at Chicago's Congress Plaza Hotel … Unite Here Local 1, the union representing cleaning and maintenance workers, offered an … Workers at the Congress Plaza Hotel in the Loop have agreed to end their 10 year strike.The strike has gotten plenty of attention from Democratic … Congress Plaza hotel strike ends after 10 years May 30, 2013, 2:13pm CDT A decade-long strike, believed to be the longest in the world, at the Congress Plaza hotel … Congress Hotel workers strike in Chicago (front page) BY PATTIE THOMPSON CHICAGO—“Don’t check in! The strike went on to claim the fortunate honor as the longest hotel strike in history, leaving in its wake a hotel haunted by pulled proms, boycotted conventions and an estimated loss of 700 million dollars in revenue. Hospitality workers at Chicago’s Congress Plaza Hotel have stopped picketing and offered to return to work. Check out!” chanted dozens of pickets in front of the Congress Plaza Hotel in downtown Chicago Sunday June 22.