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PRESS RELEASE – Hilton Travel Alert

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 CONTACT: Kirsty Peterson, [email protected], 604-619-2434 Hotel Union and Labor Allies Issue Travel Alert for Hilton Metrotown Some unions already planning alternate arrangements in case of labour dispute (Burnaby, BC) Workers from the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown are joining together with leaders from the labour movement Tuesday to announce […]

Union Calls to Boycott Nanaimo Golf Club

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Nanaimo, BC) Unite Here Local 40 is calling for a boycott of the Nanaimo Golf Club after two dozen food and beverage workers have been locked out by the Club for over nine months. Local 40 is BC’s Hospitality Workers’ union and represents the locked out workers.  “January is the month that […]

Work It! March with UNITE HERE at Pride 2015!

Join our campaign to end job discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression! March with UNITE HERE Local 40 at Vancouver Pride on Sunday, August 2. We will gather on the north side of Alberni St between Thurlow and Burrard at 11:45am. Come join us and #WorkIt

Join us this Thursday for an even better Transit Pass Discount!

Come join us this Thursday, July 9th from 4:30 to 6:00pm at Burrard Skytrain Station as we celebrate winning a discount transit pass for hotel workers in 8 Vancouver hotels. We will be celebrating our victory and asking the city to increase the discount. We are asking for a transit discount for ALL Vancouver tourism […]

1200 Vancouver Hotel Workers Win Record Wage Increase

$1.25/hour Wage Increase in 6 Months On July 1st, 1200 employees at 4 downtown Vancouver hotels will receive the second of two wage increases applied in the past 6 months. The total increase of $1.25/hour represents a record raise over this time span for hotel workers in Vancouver. The 1200 workers are employed by the Four Seasons, […]

Nanaimo Golf Club Locks Out Food & Beverage Staff

Nanaimo Golf Club has locked out two dozen Clubhouse servers, bartenders, cooks, dishwashers, janitors and the Chef, all members of UNITE HERE Local 40. Workers have had nine bargaining sessions with the Club and have seen little to no progress at the bargaining table. As of 4pm on April 24th, Club management has locked out […]