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.
It has been recently announced by the Brazilian Government that it will authorize the tourism sector (hotels, inns, hostels, bars and restaurants) to hire workers without registration on their work card, during the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics events.
Within this new relationship, UNITE HERE has agreed to immediately terminate its campaign and activities against HEI and its hotels, investors, clients, guests, partners and representatives.
Meliá Hotels International yesterday signed a global agreement with the International Union of Food, Agricultural and Hotel Workers, IUF-UITA, to promote social dialogue, ensure compliance with the fundamental rights of workers, and strengthen its commitment to the more than 38,000 employees who form part of the company.
The event will be held Monday, November 11, 2013 at the Grand Hyatt New York, 7:3010:00 a.m. A networking breakfast will precede the panel discussion.
This expression resonated during the French Revolution of 1789. Often attributed to Marie Antoinette, but actually uttered by another high born, the rebuke (or advice) was in response to learning that the French peasants had a shortage of bread.