Marriott Accused Of Hatching Secret Deal With Hotel Union

Law360, New York (January 15, 2013, 7:50 PM EST) -- Marriott International Inc. on Monday was sued for more than $350 million and accused of forging a secret pact with its hotel workers that let them unionize in less prominent Marriott-managed hotels in exchange for keeping its flagship New York properties union-free.

Madison 92nd Street Associates LLC — the former owner of a Courtyard by Marriott on the Upper East Side — says Marriott helped workers unionize at its hotel through a sham election, a move that burdened the company with additional labor costs and forced...
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