Today, unite Here Local 40, after a nearly four-week strike, announced a tentative agreement for 1,500 hotel employees in the city center. Please copy and paste this integration script where you want to integrate it. The terms of the interim agreement have not been made public and it still requires a ratification vote by members. “Our strike has brought about the changes we need in the hotel industry!” Harbour`s Pinnacle front roommate room guard Teresita Gonzalez said in a union statement. “I am very pleased with the reduction in the workload of the rooming guards. The job security we have gained is also great for our members, for our families and will keep our union strong. I am very proud of our members, we have welcomed this battle because of the rain and cold weather, and we feel united and strong with this interim agreement. At the Rosewood Georgia Hotel, there is no agreement where workers continue to peck “This groundbreaking agreement guarantees significant wage increases for hotel staff over a four-year period, implements protection against sexual harassment, enhances job security for kitchen and restaurant workers, and maintains health insurance” the union said on its website. Before the agreement, the union`s president, Zailda Chan, told the straight that workers contribute to the prosperity of these hotels. GET TOGETHER HERE! represents 50,000 workers across Canada and more than 250,000 workers in the U.S. and Canada who work in the hospitality, gaming, food, manufacturing, textile, linen and airport industries. From Prince George to Victoria to Powell River, Vancouver, we are setting up a union to fight for hospitality workers in BC to earn respect and improve our jobs.
UNITE HERE Local 40 represents workers throughout the Board.C. who work in hotels, restaurants and airports. Local 40 is part of the UNITE HERE International Union and represents more than 300,000 workers in the hospitality, restaurant, airport and gaming industries across Canada and the United States, UNITE HERE Local 40 has a wide range of affiliations including workers from many immigrant communities and First Nations. The majority of UNITE HERE members are women. “I`m very proud,” Chan said at the time. “This strike has changed us all. It changed every striker on the strike line. She said to the hotel: don`t underestimate us.
The deal didn`t last long after the straight posted a story about a roommate in Westin Bayshore, Yleine Demasana. In addition to the Westin Bayshore, the agreement also includes striking employees from the Hyatt Regency and Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, as well as employees of Four Seasons Vancouver. The day after NDP leader Jagmeet Singh entered the picket line off Westin Bayshore, the workers made a big breakthrough. Please fill out this form, we will try to respond as soon as possible. . The B.C. Government and Service Employees` Union announced last week that it was providing a $3 million loan to Unite Here Local 40 so that it can continue to put pressure on the employer. In addition, the B.C Federation of Labour announced a boycott of all hotels behind the picket lines.