The shareholders' meeting of a top global hotel chain will be picketed this week over the failure to uniformly pay the
The hotel workers' branch of Unite, the country's largest union, will be protesting outside the shareholders' meeting of the
The shareholders' meeting starts at 11.00 - and the Unite protesters plan to be outside the hotel from 09.30 to 11.00.
The previous day (Thursday 1 May) hotel workers will stage a demonstration outside the
Unite is very concerned that - despite IHG being a signatory the UN global compact which commits them to supporting the principles of freedom of association and collective bargaining - some of its members working at the IHG's eight managed hotels in
Unite regional officer
"An access agreement would enable staff to make an informed decision on exercising their basic human rights to freedom of association and the establishment of collective bargaining as an alternative to the current company-controlled consultative arrangements.
"Despite the company's 'Room to be Yourself' policy, which claims to support trade union rights, it would seem that there is, in fact, no room for unions when it comes to their
Unite said that IHG was the first
"Unite is simply asking IHG to apply the same standards as other global employers in the hospitality sector, such Compass and
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