April 5, 2012
More info continues to come in from ex-employees at the Setai Hotel in South Beach which was the scene of a management shakedown last Saturday. And it looks like things were not very happy at The Setai for quite some time.
This Sun Post Weekly article from July 2011 details the rough working conditions inside the hotel's F&B operations. Namely, that GHM was importing young employees from other countries through their GHM Exchange program and had them working in excess of 40 hours a week.
According to the Sun Post, many of these exchange workers were threatened if they refused to work that many hours. Additionally, the report said the restaurant's service charges (aka automatic gratuities)
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