Instawork algorithmic hotel workers' 'union-busting'
Occurred: July 2023
Striking is a protected activity under US labour law. An Instawork spokesperson told Reuters the app does not 'retaliate against (workers) for engaging in protected activity, whether related to political and/or union activity or otherwise.'
Operator: El Segundo Marriott; Laguna Cliffs Marriott Resort and Spa; Hilton Anaheim
Developer: Garuda Labs
Purpose: Match employers with job-seekers
Technology: Job matching algorithms; Machine learning
Issue: Employment - pay/compensation
Published: August 2023