Entries by Michelle Travis

Newly ratified contract for Hilton Metrotown Workers

New agreement maintains top hotel standard in Vancouver. Burnaby, BC – UNITE HERE Local 40 members at Hilton Metrotown ratified their new union contract with a 96% YES vote!  The agreement increases economics by $1.45 over the next two years, preserves hard-fought Room Attendant workload standards, and enhances job security language. Workers faced a tough […]

Arbitrator Rules in Favor of UNITE HERE Local 40 at Nanaimo Golf Club

Binding settlement brings labour dispute to an end. The longstanding labour dispute between the Nanaimo Golf Club and food and beverage workers ended with an arbitrator ruling in favor of the workers on April 26th. Contract negotiations broke down April 24, 2015 when Club management locked out two dozen Clubhouse workers, all members of UNITE […]

Update: Protest Tonight at Nanaimo Golf Club

Nanaimo Women’s Business Network has Moved Event to Coast Bastion! NANAIMO – Locked out staff and their supporters will be joined by BC Federation of Labour President, Irene Lanzinger, today to protest the Nanaimo Golf Club. Date: May 5 @ 5pm Where: Nanaimo Golf Club Two dozen UNITE HERE Local 40 workers, including servers, bartenders, […]