• New technology, housekeeping among concerns in hotel strikes

    5 days ago - By National Post

    BOSTON - Robots delivering room service, check-in kiosks with facial recognition technology and “smart” speakers that serve as an in-room concierge.
    The hotel of the not-so-distant future sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel, but it's drawing real world anxiety for some of the thousands of Marriott hotel workers on strike across the U.S. this month.
    “I'm not against technology,” said Juan Eusebio, a 32-year-old doorman at the W Hotel in Boston and a member of the local union's negotiating team. “I just want any technology that comes in to help us do a better job, not take our jobs...
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  • New technology, housekeeping among concerns in hotel strikes

    New technology, housekeeping among concerns in hotel strikes

    5 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    BOSTON - New technology threatening to make some hotel jobs obsolete is among the concerns prompting thousands of Marriott workers to walk off their jobs across the U.S. in recent weeks. D. Taylor, international president of the labor union representing the workers, says Unite Here simply wants a say in how potentially game-changing products...
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