Labor Relations in Hospitality Roundtable

Event Image
December 04, 2017 3:00 PM  Duration: 2 hour(s)

The Cornell Institute for Hospitality Labor and Employment Relations is pleased to continue to sponsor the opportunity for Cornell students in the HA4810/ILR4060 class to conduct their own roundtable in partnership with a limited number of invited leading industry experts as part of their academic studies.

Topics to be Discussed

  • Automation: What are unions doing with the changing world of work?
  • Airbnb: A hotel industry disrupter, can unions and management work together to held the industry and its employees?
  • the Trump Administration and a new NLRB: How will it affect the hospitality industry, what changes will we see to joint employer, micro units, quick elections, and card check?

Industry Participants

  • Michael D'Angelo (Hyatt Hotels Corporation)
  • Emma Ellsworth (UNITEHERE!)
  • Marcos Escobar (UNITEHERE!)
  • Joseph Farelli (PITTA LLP)

Business Feed article "Roundtable discusses Trump, automation, and Airbnb"

Event Photos


ILR Conference Center, King Shaw Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850

Event Related Files:

final Agenda.pdf
Roundtable Agenda.pdf


Erica Heim