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 […]
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Union Dues T4’s Local 40 will be issuing the official Union Dues receipts by the end of February. It is important to use the official union dues receipt provided to you from the Union. Do not rely on the amount that your employer puts on your T4 as the employer’s amount may include monies that […]
March with UNITE HERE Local 40 at the Vancouver’s Women’s March on Washington this Saturday January 21st. UNITE HERE has a long history of fighting on issues that matter to women, and we are proud to participate in this march! Local 40 members and community allies are invited to join our contingent. We gather at 9:30 am at Thurlow and […]
WHAT: 12-hour protest by workers from the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel and other area-hotels. Starts with 7am Wake-Up action, choir performance at 1pm, and ends with an afternoon rally at 5pm. WHO: Hospitality members of UNITE HERE Local 40, MLA Mabel Elmore, MLA Shane Simpson, community supporters representing the Kairos Network, UBC Social Justice Centre […]
VANCOUVER – University of British Columbia students delivered a petition today demanding the Sauder Centre for Social Innovation cut its ties with a board member over his company’s treatment of its workers. Representatives of UBC’s Social Justice Centre say actions by the Vancouver-based Larco hotel chain hurt the Sauder centre’s reputation for creating social and economic […]