Press Advisory – May 24, 2017: Overworked employees at top wedding destination — Inn at Laurel Point – ask management, “Where’s the Love?” Housekeepers launch appeal to wedding planners and couples WHAT: Wedding season is upon us, but workers from the Inn at Laurel Point Inn are not feeling the love. Laurel Point hotel workers, […]
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Our next meeting will be held on: Wednesday, April 26 5pm SFU Harbour Centre, Room 2495 515 West Hastings Street (Vancouver) All members welcome to attend.
Burnaby, BC – SFU dining hall workers, represented by UNITE HERE Local 40, have reached an agreement with incoming food service contractor, Sodexo. The agreement reached Thursday night means that all 174 dining hall workers will be rehired, with their seniority and wages intact. Sodexo also agrees to offer equivalent health care and pension benefits […]
Food service workers at Simon Fraser University, members of UNITE HERE Local 40, are fighting for jobs. Chartwells, part of the Compass Group, recently issued lay-off notices for all 160 food service workers employed at SFU. The workers demand that the University guarantee their jobs, benefits, and union contract, and that their years of service to the university be respected. On Friday February […]
Local 40 members who work for 45 employers across BC have ratified a new agreement with Hospitality Industrial Relations (HIR). Hotel, motel, pub and liquor store workers recently ratified the new 4-year contract which will provide improvements to health care coverage and significantly raise wages. Negotiations concluded on December 9th when HIR employers finally agreed to […]