Puget Sound Business Journal: Hotel Worker Initiative is Bad for Seattle.
(Sept. 16, 2016) The Puget Sound Business Journal recently published an editorial highlighting the legal problems with Initiative 124, the Seattle initiative that seeks to regulate hotel safety practices. Of particular concerns to the PSBJ editors are the union exemptions and privacy and due process problems that would come with the blacklisting of guests accused of harassment.
“This is a law that sounds like protection for vulnerable workers but will provide union workers no protection while violating the privacy and due process of guests. It should be roundly rejected,” the editorial concludes.
Read the full editorial here.