Entries by Michelle Travis

BREAKING: Hospitality Workers at Parsnip Lodge Authorize Strike

Risk of disruption to Coastal GasLink pipeline project British Columbia – On Saturday, hospitality workers at Horizon North Parsnip Lodge near Prince George voted 95% in favour of strike action. The 150 workers – including room attendants, kitchen staff, janitors, and front desk agents – are represented by UNITE HERE Local 40. Parsnip Lodge, set […]

BREAKING: Sheraton Vancouver Airport Violates Labour Law Fifth Time

Richmond’s top convention hotel continues to disregard labour laws in third month of strike   Richmond, BC – Yesterday, the BC Labour Relations Board declared that the Sheraton Vancouver Airport hotel violated the Labour Code by continuing to rebook rooms for guests from the Sheraton to neighbouring Marriot and Hilton Vancouver Airport hotels during the […]

Striking Vancouver Hotel Workers Send Open Letter to Cunard, Carnival Cruises

For Immediate Release: Vancouver, Canada — Workers on strike at Radisson Blu Vancouver Airport have written an open letter to cruise ship operator Carnival Corporation and its subsidiary, Cunard. They are urging Carnival and Cunard to stop using their hotel as an embarkment point for Queen Elizabeth passengers for the duration of the strike. Cunard, […]

Media Advisory: TODAY – Hospitality Workers to Protest Air Canada at YVR Airport

Hotel workers demand Air Canada respect Richmond picket lines   Richmond, BC – TODAY striking Sheraton Vancouver Airport hotel workers – represented by UNITE HERE Local 40 – will hold a protest outside of the Air Canada gates at Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The airline has been sending passengers to the Hilton Vancouver Airport and […]