When the All-Inclusive tourism model doesn’t include worker rights
In March 2013 we reported the launch of a research project on all-Inclusive holidays (click here for more) to assess the impact of this model on local economies and employees’ working conditions. While the research in still on-going, workers are experiencing the worst part of it: in El Salvador recently a receptionist who wanted to create a union with co-workers from different hotels has been intimidated and dismissed.
The workers were seeking payment for overtime, decent working conditions and the respect of human rights and ILO conventions El Salvador has ratified.
Read the full article in Spanish here.