For Immediate Release Vancouver, BC — The BC Federation of Labour (BCFED) has declared a public boycott of the Sheraton Vancouver Airport, in support of hundreds of UNITE HERE Local 40 members currently on strike at the top convention hotel. The official boycott extends to its sister hotels next door – the Hilton Vancouver Airport […]
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Employer violated B.C.’s anti-scab law Vancouver, BC —The BC Labour Relations Board has declared that the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel violated the Labour Code; the hotel used six unlawful replacement workers to perform bargaining unit work of UNITE HERE Local 40 members who are on strike. The Labour Board has ordered the employer to […]
Website informs public about ongoing labour dispute and treatment of women Vancouver, BC – UNITE HERE Local 40 has launched a new website, www.BoycottRadissonBluYVR.ca, to inform leisure and corporate travellers, tour groups, and wedding planners about the protracted labour dispute and treatment of women at Radisson Blu Vancouver Airport. Workers have been on strike at this […]
Prince George, BC — Workers involved in Friday’s crash along a forest service road north of Prince George had raised concerns earlier this year about being forced to bus up to four hours a day to and from the Coastal GasLink worksite. Thirty members of UNITE HERE Local 40 were aboard a bus that flipped over […]
For Immediate Release: Vancouver area hotels are booming; now it is workers’ turn to recover. Vancouver, BC — UNITE HERE Local 40 members at Sheraton Vancouver Airport, a popular convention hotel, walked off the job at 7AM this morning and onto the picket line. Sheraton Airport workers – including room attendants, banquet servers, front desk […]