Breaking: Locked out Hilton Metrotown Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

Burnaby, B.C. — Hilton Metrotown workers locked out one year ago reached a tentative agreement at 1AM this morning after two days of mediation. Workers will vote to ratify the new collective bargaining agreement tomorrow, Wednesday May 11. If approved, the labour dispute will end on Wednesday and a process for returning to work will begin on Thursday.

More details to come after ratification.

For additional information, please contact:
Stephanie Fung, 604-928-7356, or Michelle Travis, 778-960-9785,


UNITE HERE Local 40 is the hospitality workers’ union and represents members in the hotel, food service and airport industries throughout British Columbia. Learn more at