Articles tagged “employees”

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Priceline CEO Letter to OpenTable Employees: We Are Not Heavy-Handed

Priceline CEO Letter to OpenTable Employees: We Are Not Heavy-Handed

Dennis Schaal, Skift

In the last couple of months the Priceline Group has acquired OpenTable, Buuteeq, Hotel Ninjas and Qlika. The big speculation is what lucky startup will be the next to get a Darren Huston letter to employees.

5 years ago

Air India Ordered to Rehire Flight Attendants Fired for Being Overweight

Air India Ordered to Rehire Flight Attendants Fired for Being Overweight

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

Unless there is something else going on, it sounds like the India court is teaching Air India a well-deserved lesson in corporate responsibility and employee rights.

5 years ago

Americans Are Not Taking Advantage of Vacation Time, Says U.S. Trade Organization

Americans Are Not Taking Advantage of Vacation Time, Says U.S. Trade Organization

Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

The U.S. trade association suggests Americans can improve the economy by traveling and spending more money, but it's a flawed argument since many Americans don't have the means to take leisure vacations .

6 years ago

Los Angeles Hotels Push Back Against Higher Minimum Wage for Employees

Los Angeles Hotels Push Back Against Higher Minimum Wage for Employees

James Rainey, Los Angeles Times

Paying hotel employees a minimum of $15.37 an hour hardly seems like an unreasonable demand. Corporate responsibility anyone?

6 years ago

American Airlines Employees to Get Monthly Bonuses If They Best Competitors

American Airlines Employees to Get Monthly Bonuses If They Best Competitors

Andrea Ahles, Fort Worth Star-Telegram

As free market economist Adam Smith once said (well, maybe not): Incentivize American Airlines workers to perform better than their counterparts at Delta, United and Southwest, and they will meet performance targets and excel. Or, it's worth a try.

6 years ago

4 Best Hotel Companies to Work For According to Fortune’s Top 100 List

4 Best Hotel Companies to Work For According to Fortune’s Top 100 List

Samantha Shankman, Skift

None of the up and coming design brands are featured on the list due to their small size and relatively insignificant market penetration. They might offer a superior work experience, but that's not measured on this type of list.

6 years ago