She asks the front desk clerk
about the turnover and he says it has something to do with Joe.
I would definitely have had to get another desk clerk
," Hussein says.
That case was initiated by a charge filed by Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees Union Local 17 and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 638, joint collective bargaining representatives since May 1988 of the hotel's food and beverage, service, and maintenance employees, telephone operators, and desk clerks
Local 5 represents more than 6,000 housekeepers, food servers, cooks, bell-staff, front desk clerks
and other workers in Waikiki's hotels.
The union says it cannot organize about 285 workers - including waitresses, cooks, bellmen, housekeepers and front desk clerks
- because hotel management intimidates any employee who appears to sympathize with the union.
Open positions include those typical of a hotel casino, ranging from housekeepers to front desk clerks
to casino dealers to computer operators to accountants.
Citing the fact that 100 million Chinese travelled out of the country in 2013, with the number expected to double by 2020, he said Marriott had launched programmes to teach more desk clerks
to speak Mandarin.