Articles tagged “unite here”

Airbnb Sets Up Clash With Expedia Over Number of Legal Rentals in San Diego

Airbnb Sets Up Clash With Expedia Over Number of Legal Rentals in San Diego

Dennis Schaal , Skift

Room for a compromise seems to have emerged between Expedia, Airbnb, a hotel union, and the city council over short-term rental limitations in San Diego although bad blood looks to exist between Airbnb and Unite Here Local 30. Going it alone with a referendum doesn't seem like a viable stance for Airbnb.

7 days ago

Hotel Union Unite Here Says Mask Mandates Aren’t Enough for Worker Safety

Hotel Union Unite Here Says Mask Mandates Aren’t Enough for Worker Safety

Cameron Sperance, Skift

Unite Here's push to maintain housekeeping services on a daily basis at hotels could protect many jobs. But cash-strapped hotel owners may not have the finances to make it work until demand returns.

2 weeks ago

What the Boss of the Most Devastated Union in Travel Has to Say About the Future

What the Boss of the Most Devastated Union in Travel Has to Say About the Future

Cameron Sperance, Skift

Hoteliers are expected to rely heavily on technology to run properties in the coronavirus recovery, but Unite Here expects heightened cleaning standards will usher in a need for more workers. Cost-cutting for near-term survival may delay the opportunities the labor movement desires.

3 months ago

Chicago Hotel Workers Strike Seeking Improved Benefits

Chicago Hotel Workers Strike Seeking Improved Benefits

Associated Press

Like so many workers throughout the U.S. and in other industries, these hotel workers are seeking better benefits, especially when it comes to improved healthcare coverage.

2 years ago