Voters in Long Beach, California passed an initiative in November 2018 that affects all hotels in Long Beach with more than 50 hotel rooms. The Hotel Workplace Requirements and Restrictions Initiative Ordinance, known as the 'Panic Button Initiative' places new requirements and restrictions on hotel owners and puts non-union hotels at a disadvantage.
Sereno Hotels announced Le Sereno St. Barth will reopen and welcome back guests on December 1, 2018. Following damage from the passing of Hurricane Irma in September 2017, the Contreras family decided to demolish and to completely rebuild from scratch a significant part of the property, including more than half the rooms and all the public spaces.
In the first citywide hotel strike Chicago has experienced, 26 hotels are without housekeepers, doormen, cooks, bartenders, and attendants. The strike began on Friday, September 7 with 25 hotels, and the following Monday workers at Cambria Hotel walked out on their shifts to join the strike.
Fujita Kanko Inc. will open Hotel Gracery Seoul in the capital city of South Korea on August 31st. This is the first Hotel Gracery property that the company is opening outside Japan.
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