Entries by Michelle Travis

Food service workers at Victoria Intl Airport secure new contract

PRESS RELEASE New agreement includes significant raises and improves staffing Contact: Octavian Cadabeschi Phone: 604-813-2105 E-mail: [email protected] Food service workers at Victoria International Airport (YYJ) represented by UNITE HERE Local 40 have ratified a new contract with the airport’s food service provider, Compass Group, by an overwhelming margin. The new agreement end the long, protracted […]

Nanaimo’s Coast Bastion Hotel Workers Ready to Strike

November 23, 2018 Sharan Pawa 604-473-4830 [email protected] Nanaimo Hotel Workers Pose Strike as Holiday Season Looms Workers Ready to Walk Off from Coast Bastion Hotel   Nanaimo – Coast Bastion Hotel workers have overwhelmingly voted in favour of authorizing a strike action. Frustrated with the lack of progress made in contract negotiations with hotel management, the […]

UNBC Cafeteria Workers Ratify New Contract

New agreement averts strike on campus UNBC’s cafeteria workers represented by UNITE HERE Local 40 have unanimously ratified a new agreement with the university’s food provider, Compass Group.  Narrowly averting a strike, the new agreement ends the prolonged labour dispute at the university and addresses workers’ longstanding concerns over pay and job security. Workers at […]

UNITE HERE! Local 40 issues 72 hour strike notice at UNBC!

Prince George – UNITE HERE! Local 40 members who serve food at UNBC have issued a 72 hour strike notice. The union represents workers at UNBC’s Agora Dining Hall and at Tim Hortons. The workers are employees of Chartwells, UNBC’s food service contractor. The union and the contractor have been engaged in contract negotiations for […]