The LINK has eliminated many procedures typical of traditional hotels: no cash transactions, no reception desk, no bellboys and no concierge. The helpful multi-tasking 24/7 Service Crew operates on an 'Everyone does everything' basis.
Two recent holdings by the U.S. Supreme Court have been hailed as ‘victories’ for employees seeking personal accommodations under civil rights law. However, a new analysis from the Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER) finds little real change – along with considerable confusion – regarding the Courts actual holding.
Work rules in union contracts were a key focus of the roundtable produced this year by the Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor & Employment Relations (CIHLER). As explained by roundtable chair David Sherwyn, the 2015 Labor and Management Roundtable could be considered a historic entry in the roundtable series.
The rule significantly alters the timeframe for representation elections in the workplace, shortening it from the current median time of 38 days down to as few as 10 days.
Majority of Chicagoans Polled Prefer One Statewide Wage, Recognize Negative Impact of $13 Starting Wage
Entry-Level Positions and Convention Center Plans at Risk; Workers in Other Industries Left Without Similar Economic Support
Both employers and employees can be well served by arbitration when it comes to addressing workplace issues, according to a new report from the Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations (CIHLER) and the Center for Hospitality Research (CHR).
In the past several weeks we have seen some activity against some of the bastions of the Hospitality Industry a high end hotel portfolio the Dorchester Collection and fast food operators primarily McDonalds. Regular news outlets and social media have had a field day, covering the activities. There are some differences, though, with the premise of each; one is in reaction to a new criminal code in a foreign land and the other is economic with a global reach.
Are the two teams who batted for the NCAA Basketball Title considered employee groups, subject to collective bargaining and unionization? At least one regional National Labor Relations Board has ruled that the football team at Northwestern is just that, moving into unusual, uncharted territory.
This diverse group – with individuals representing labor/unions, hospitality management, and neutral viewpoints – will provide advice and recommendations to help shape the direction of the institute and improve hospitality labor relations.