Hundreds of workers employed by food services company Sodexo at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando who were ready to strike have reached an agreement that includes a historic minimum wage increase from $13 to $18 an hour and a pension.
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Marriott Properties Go Live With Instant Booking on Groups360
Booking meeting space online has tempted planners for a long time; it is now a reality. With Marriott becoming the first major hotel brand to offer instant booking on Groups360, this could soon become the standard way of booking small meetings.
Emerald Acquires Third Female-Led Company in the Past Year
Emerald has acquired its third female-led company in the past year. With diversity, equity, and inclusion a focus, 50 percent of Emerald’s leadership team identifies as female and 20 percent as a person of color.
Will a Las Vegas Convention Center Strike Impact CES?
As CES, the world’s largest tech show, prepares to swing open its doors to more than 100,000 people, a threat of a possible strike by food service workers at the Las Vegas Convention Center as well as Covid are concerns.