Updates - Marriott Travel Alert by UNITE HERE

Updates

Sierra Club Supports Housekeepers and Refuses Marriott’s Make A Green Choice

There is increasing desire among hotel travelers to choose hotels that offer sustainability programs. Marriott hotel guests are no different, but unfortunately no leading environmental studies recommend skipping housekeeping as an impactful choice for hoteliers. Sadly, skipping housekeeping is the core of Marriott’s “Your Choice” and “Make a Green Choice” programs. Environmental studies do recommend […]

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Union of Concerned Scientists call on Marriott to take “real leadership”

The Union of Concerned Scientists sent a letter to Marriott President and CEO last Fall, calling on the company to implement changes to their Green Choice Program. “As the largest hotel company in the world, Marriott can and should pursue greening hotels with the mutual goal of providing fair and safe labor practices.”

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Employment Lawyers say no to Marriott’s’ “Make a Green Choice”

Attendees of conferences and conventions have a unique opportunity to make a difference in the lives of working women by saying no to Marriott’s “Make a Green Choice” program. Every person that refuses to take points to decline housekeeping makes a difference in the life of a housekeeper. Housekeepers at 6 hotels in Boston in […]

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American Studies Association Refuses Green Choice

American Studies Association joins the growing list of organizations that have decided to stand with housekeepers in calling on Marriott to go back to the drawing board when it comes to sustainability. Read their statement below. Our organization, the American Studies Association, believes it is important to host our events at union hotels and convention […]

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