Entries by Michelle Travis

BREAKING: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Violates Law by Moving Guests to Non-Union Marriott Vancouver Airport and Hilton Vancouver Airport Hotels During Strike

Richmond, BC — On Monday, the BC Labour Relations Board declared that the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel violated the Labour Code by rebooking rooms for Porter, UPS, and Xiamen flight crews from the Sheraton to neighbouring Marriot and Hilton Vancouver Airport hotels during the current strike by members of UNITE HERE Local 40. Sheraton Vancouver […]

BREAKING: Workers at Three High-end Downtown Hotels Vote in Favour of Strike Action

Amid Vancouver’s affordability crisis, over 1000 workers from Hyatt Regency, Westin Bayshore and Pinnacle Harbourfront could walk off the job this summer   Vancouver, BC – Downtown hospitality workers at the Hyatt Regency, Westin Bayshore and Pinnacle Harbourfront hotels have voted in favour of strike action, concerned about job security and the cost of living […]

BREAKING: Hospitality Workers at Cedar Valley Lodge in Kitimat Authorize Strike

Job action may disrupt LNG Canada pipeline project Kitimat, BC – Friday afternoon, Sodexo hospitality workers at Cedar Valley Lodge have voted 97% in favour of strike action. Workers are frustrated with little movement by management in bargaining to address cost of living concerns. Cedar Valley Lodge is the only accommodation facility in Kitimat large […]

BREAKING: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Violates Labour Law Third Time

Employer continues to use unlawful replacement workers in an attempt to undermine strike   Vancouver, BC —The BC Labour Relations Board has declared that the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel violated the Labour Code by continuing to use impermissible replacement workers to perform the duties of striking UNITE HERE Local 40 members. The Vice Chair of […]

BREAKING: Company violated law by paying non-union drivers to transport guests from airport to Sheraton Vancouver Airport, Vancouver Airport Marriott, and Hilton Vancouver Airport during strike

Labour Board issues cease and desist order against Larco Hospitality affiliates   Vancouver, BC — The BC Labour Board has ordered the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, the Hilton Vancouver Airport, and the Vancouver Airport Marriott to stop contracting shuttle bus companies and paying taxi drivers to perform the work of striking employees. The Board issued the […]