Entries by Michelle Travis

Newly ratified contract for Hilton Metrotown Workers

New agreement maintains top hotel standard in Vancouver. Burnaby, BC – UNITE HERE Local 40 members at Hilton Metrotown ratified their new union contract with a 96% YES vote!  The agreement increases economics by $1.45 over the next two years, preserves hard-fought Room Attendant workload standards, and enhances job security language. Workers faced a tough […]

Is a Canada Revenue Agency landlord avoiding taxes via offshore havens?

Published by the National Observer, Written by Bruce Livesey in News | October 15th 2015 Canada’s 2015 Federal Election Campaign The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) rents office space from a Vancouver-based property developer – a company that exploits offshore tax havens in Lichtenstein, the British Virgin Islands and Channel Islands. Larco Investments Ltd. owns three […]

Update: Protest Tonight at Nanaimo Golf Club

Nanaimo Women’s Business Network has Moved Event to Coast Bastion! NANAIMO – Locked out staff and their supporters will be joined by BC Federation of Labour President, Irene Lanzinger, today to protest the Nanaimo Golf Club. Date: May 5 @ 5pm Where: Nanaimo Golf Club Two dozen UNITE HERE Local 40 workers, including servers, bartenders, […]