Austin Stands Firm On Wages In $300M JW Marriott Project

Law360, New York (August 9, 2013, 6:51 PM EDT) -- The Austin, Texas, city council declined Thursday night to renegotiate with White Lodging Services Corp. on a development fee waiver for its $300 million JW Marriott project, effectively taking back the promised fund break over the hotel management company's wage dispute with construction workers.

Councilmembers declined to vote on an ordinance that would have paved the way for White Lodging to secure $3.8 million in development fee waivers, which it had negotiated for in 2011 as part of a deal with the city, but which had...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.