Legal

Hotel Chain Sues Search Firm for $5 Million

By Staffing report

Dec. 15, 2011

A hospitality industry executive search firm that was sued by a New York hotel operator in a lawsuit seeking $5 million in punitive damages said the allegations in the lawsuit are false.

Amsterdam Hospitality Group had sued Marshall-Alan Associates, alleging the firm recruited workers for the hotel operator but later recruited the workers away to other companies in an effort to generate more fees.

“We only recently received the complaint which was a complete surprise, considering Marshall-Alan had terminated our relationship with Amsterdam Hospitality Group over a year ago,” Alan Massarsky, president of Marshall-Alan Associates said in a statement.

“Marshall-Alan is renowned as one of the best hospitality executive search firms in the industry, and has nearly 30 years of experience working with some of the most exclusive hotel companies in the world,” Massarsky said. “At this point I can only say that the allegations are false and we look forward to fully defending these claims on their merits.”

Filed by Staffing Industry Analysts, a sister company of Workforce Management. To comment, email editors@workforce.com.

Stay informed and connected. Get human resources news and HR features via Workforce Management’s Twitter feed or RSS feeds for mobile devices and news readers.

What’s New at Workforce.com?

blog workforce

Come see what we’re building in the world of predictive employee scheduling, superior labor insights and next-gen employee apps. We’re on a mission to automate workforce management for hourly employees and bring productivity, optimization and engagement to the frontline.

Book a call
See the software

Related Articles

workforce blog

Compliance

Minimum Wage by State in 2023 – All You Need to Know

Summary Twenty-three states and D.C. raised their minimum wage rates in 2023, effective January 1.  Thr...

federal law, minimum wage, pay rates, state law, wage law compliance

workforce blog

Legal

New Labor Laws Taking Effect in 2023

The new year is fast approaching, and with its arrival comes a host of new labor laws that will impact ...

labor laws, minimum wage, wage and hour law

workforce blog

Legal

Wage and Hour Laws in 2022: What Employers Need to Know

Whether a mom-and-pop shop with a handful of employees or a large corporation staffing thousands, compl...

compliance, wage and hour law