Marriott housekeepers in Zürich strike for direct permanent employment
Hotel housekeepers at Marriott’s Sheraton Zurich Hotel went on strike on August 30 to highlight their intolerable working conditions and to demand direct permanent employment. When workers learned that the hotel had terminated their contract with the cleaning contractor and it would expire in two months’ time, they decided on strike action.
Cambodia: Hotel Casino Union President suspended in attack on collective bargaining rights
Management of the 5-star Naga World Hotel Casino in Pnom Penh has suspended the union president as it escalates its attack on the union and its campaign to collectively bargain wages for the first time following nearly two decades of struggle for formal recognition and collective bargaining rights.
UN Human Rights Council names AccorHotels Myanmar business partner in report on military business interests and crimes against humanity
A new report to the current session of the UN Human Rights Council identifies dozens of companies with direct and indirect ties to the military (Tatmadaw) that enable this powerful institution to operate with impunity while committing crimes against humanity. Among the companies listed is the conglomerate Max Myanmar Group, a business partner of AccorHotels.