Entries by Michelle Travis

Prince George Hospitality Workers Rising!

UNITE HERE! Local 40 members living in Prince George have won multiple contract victories across the city over the past six months. By supporting one another across several labour disputes, and with the support of allied unions and community members, Local 40 members have reached strong contract settlements that have improved the lives of hundreds […]

PRESS RELEASE: Local 40 members see major wins in Victoria

Victoria – UNITE HERE! Local 40 members in Victoria have been on a roll over the past few weeks, having secured not one, but two major contract victories in the last month. In late November, YYJ Airport food service workers secured a foundational contract that includes significant wage increases, a new pension, workload protection, and […]

News Release: Contract flip at YVR Airport puts 90 food service workers’ jobs at risk

VANCOUVER – Approximately 90 contracted airport food service workers could lose their jobs due to Vancouver Airport Authority’s recent decision to switch food service operators. The workers, represented by UNITE HERE Local 40, will have to reapply for the jobs or face being replaced by non-union workers earning minimum wage to perform the same work. […]

Workers at the Ramada Prince George Hotel secure new contract

PRESS RELEASE New agreement includes a $3 increase and significant medical improvements. Contact: Octavian Cadabeschi Phone: 604-813-2105 E-mail: ocadabeschi@unitehere.org Hotel workers at the Ramada Plaza in downtown Prince George have overwhelmingly ratified a new contract with their employer today. The agreement brings to an end a protracted labor dispute at the hotel and significantly increases […]

Local 40 Supports Sheila Malcolmson in the Nanaimo By-Election!

Vote Sheila! Every vote counts! Cast your vote at the locations below. Bring your Voting Card with you, or 2 pieces of ID including one with your address. For more information about voting please visit www.Elections.BC.ca. Voting Dates & Places   Tues Jan 29th, 8am to 5pm Elections Office (#201 – 65 Front Street)   Wed Jan 30th, 8am […]