Why The Hotel Industry Is Fighting Proposals To Give Housekeepers Panic Buttons

Despite tales of sexual harassment and assault, the leading industry lobby sees the devices as a “fig leaf” and a “solution in search of a problem.” read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Highlights of sweeping new Ontario labour laws, including a minimum wage boost

Ontario’s Liberal government passed a host of changes to labour laws Wednesday. Here are some highlights of the legislation, including the centrepiece minimum wage increase. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

Looking for the Sublime? It’s in This Swiss Valley.

A hiking trip through a glacial ravine crowded with waterfalls and enclosed by sheer cliff faces is just about as breathtaking as it sounds. read more >>> Source:: The New York Times

HQ Trivia CEO apologizes for ‘being a jerk’ to a journalist and threatening to fire his star employee

The co-founder of Vine and current CEO of HQ Trivia went off at a Daily Beast reporter during a phone call for writing an unauthorized profile about the app’s game show host, Scott Rogowsky. HQ Trivia is a hot startup that offers a live trivia […]

Julia Stiles And Husband Preston J. Cook Welcome First Child

It’s a boy! read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

When It Comes To Bias, Awareness Is Key

Training students to recognize challenges they’ll both face, and bring, to the workplace. read more >>> Source:: HuffingtonPost.Com

Canadian grocers expand online services after Amazon acquires Whole Foods chain

Metro Inc. is looking to expand its online grocery offerings to Ontario next year, making it the latest Canadian retailer to ramp up its e-commerce options in the face of potential competition from Amazon. read more >>> Source:: CTVNews.Ca

STOCKS GO NOWHERE: Here’s what you need to know

US stocks closed mixed but little changed the day before the Thanksgiving holiday. The S&P 500 closed virtually unchanged, while the Dow Jones industrial average fell about 0.2%. Meanwhile, the tech-heavy Nasdaq was up about 0.1%. First up, the scoreboard: Dow: 23,539.74, -51.09, (-0.22%) S&P […]

Anne Wafula-Strike: Paralympian wins train toilet payout

Anne Wafula-Strike was on a three-hour train journey with an out-of-order accessible loo. read more >>> Source:: BBC

Trump Organization will walk away from its struggling SoHo Hotel in New York

The Trump Organization has reached a deal that will allow the company to walk away from the property by the end of next month, the NY Times reports. read more >>> Source:: CNBC.Com

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