Articles tagged “minimum wage”

Marriott CEO Believes There Are Limits to What Hotels Can Do About Security After Las Vegas

Marriott CEO Believes There Are Limits to What Hotels Can Do About Security After Las Vegas

Deanna Ting, Skift

Sorenson didn't mince words talking about the negative impact the Trump administration's rhetoric and multiple travel bans are having on international visitation to the U.S. His comments about corporate tax reform may also not please proponents of raising the minimum wage for hospitality workers.

3 months ago

Why Inflation and Rising Wages Could Be Good News for Hotels

Why Inflation and Rising Wages Could Be Good News for Hotels

Deanna Ting, Skift

The ability to change hotel room rates will give hoteliers an edge in making sure they stay profitable, even if labor costs rise, and even if we might be headed for another economic downturn as some financial analysts suspect.

2 years ago

Agreement Between Airbnb and Labor Union Falls Through

Agreement Between Airbnb and Labor Union Falls Through

Deanna Ting, Skift

An SEIU partnership would have helped Airbnb score brownie points with Americans supporting the Fight for $15. But even if the deal had gone through, it's very doubtful whether Airbnb would have been able to get its hosts to hire unionized cleaners.

2 years ago

Airbnb in Talks with Organized Labor to Urge Hosts to Hire Unionized Cleaners

Airbnb in Talks with Organized Labor to Urge Hosts to Hire Unionized Cleaners

Deanna Ting, Skift

Airbnb is on a mission to get legalized and gain more acceptance in cities throughout the U.S. A partnership with one of the nation’s biggest labor unions to encourage hosts to hire cleaners for at least $15 an hour would be the next big step if Airbnb can convince hosts to sign on the usually more expensive unionized labor.

2 years ago