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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 […]

Clubhouse Food Staff Authorizes Strike at Nanaimo Golf Club

Burnaby, B.C. – Food and beverage workers at Nanaimo Golf Club have voted 85% in favor of authorizing a strike in response to non-productive negotiations with the Club. The two dozen servers, cooks, bartenders, dishwashers and janitors, members of UNITE HERE Local 40, served 72 hour strike notice to the Club on Tuesday, April 21, […]

Vancouver Hotel Workers Win Record Wage Increase & Transit Benefit

UNITE HERE! Local 40 members keep improving standards for all of Vancouver’s hotel workers. Our union has set the standard for hotel workers locally in recent years by introducing room attendant workload protections, raising wages, and now, by reducing the cost of getting to and from work.  On May 1st workers at the Hyatt, Westin […]

VOTE for Ferdinand Ramos, Hotel Worker for City Council NOVEMBER 15

Ferdinand Ramos just received another endorsement from a prominent elected leader in Vancouver! Vancouver-Kensington MLA, Mable Elmore, has endorsed Ferdinand’s campaign for Vancouver City Council. In endorsing Ferdinand’s campaign, Mable said the following: “Ferdinand is a proven leader in the hospitality industry. His campaign is already making a difference in the lives of thousands of […]

Ferdinand Ramos, Hotel Worker for Vancouver City Council

Ferdinand Ramos, a Hotel Worker from the Hyatt Regency, is running for Vancouver City Council and he’s already winning! Ferdinand has already won a 15% transit discount for hotel workers in the Hyatt Regency, Four Seasons, Renaissance, Westin Bayshore and Sutton Hotels. “I am one of Vancouver’s 10,000 hotel workers who make our city prosper. […]

Notice: 2014 Dues Amendment for Camp Workers’ Dues

As per Article XII, of the UNITE HERE Local 40 Bylaws, this is a first reading, at the June 30, 2014 General Membership Meeting, of a proposed amendment to the Local’s Bylaws to increase dues rate and initiation fee for BC Camp Workers. The following amendment is to update the Local’s dues & initiation fee […]

HMS Host Workers at YVR Raise Standards in New Contract

Over 500 HMS Host workers won a major victory when they ratified a new 3 1/2 year agreement on May 9. The new agreement provides workers with significant wage increases of up to $2.00/hour, expands eligibility for medical benefits, and lowers the cost of medical coverage for workers and their families. This agreement will establish […]

Local 40 Reaches Settlement with The Railway Club

Unite Here Local 40 is pleased to report that following three days of mediation at the British Columbia Labour Relations Board, and with the assistance of neutral Labour Board Mediator Trevor Sones, The Railway Club and the Union have resolved all issues.  Long term employees have been compensated, with some moving on to other opportunities, […]