Hotels owned by InnVest – the hotel`s largest owner in Canada – have laid off hundreds of CEWS (Fairmont Royal York) workers, while others have not bothered to put staff at CEWS (Hyatt Regency Vancouver, Ottawa Marriott Hotel, The St. Regis Toronto). Companies like this deserve a bailout?? UNITE HERE is the world`s strongest hotel workers` union with more than 100,000 hotel members and the best contracts in the sector. Wherever immigrants run our local unions, we win big contracts. It`s time to stand together to protect what`s important to all of us. We all encourage UNITE HERE! 75 local members to stay strong and united. Together, we can work for safer jobs, stronger collective agreements and fair and equitable wages for all workers. UNITE HERE Local 75 represents nearly 8,000 hotel and restaurant employees, including employees in 43 hotels, throughout the GTA and is part of the strongest hotel union in North America. UNITE HERE Local 75 celebrates its diversity as a group of immigrants, people of color and women in the sector and leads the struggle for social justice in the local labor movement.
On 29 March, the hotel and restaurant staff of UNITE HERE Local 75 chose a new management. More than 1/3 of our members participated in the election, the highest turnout in the history of our establishment. Our new leadership was elected with 83% of the decisive vote. The election marks the passage of our trust resident as we welcome many new groups of local leaders. The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and dozens of its union members put the weight of the Canadian labour movement behind UNITE HERE Local 75 during a unity rally at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on Monday, March 26, 2018. More than 1,000 Canadian union leaders, members and supporters showed solidarity with the more than 900 UNITE HERE Local 75 workers who are currently negotiating a new collective agreement with the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. Read more >>> „My job is my identity. I`m not just a waiter there. It`s one of my passions. The federal government keeps saying, „We are here together,” but we need it now. Hem to put those words on the line. Treva Martell, a worker laid off at the Pacific Gateway Hotel. Be sure to read our latest report on the federal government`s new bailout program for the hospitality industry, which can only benefit banks and unlicensed workers.
www.uniteherelocal75.org/federal-governments-new-b…/ Read here the details of the preliminary agreement recommended by the UNITE HERE Local 75 Fairmont Royal York Negotiation Committee. On March 29, 2019, unite HERE Local 75`s hotel and restaurant employees elected a new, diverse steering committee that marked the transition of the Indigenous man from a 14-month trust and the end of an unsuccessful raid campaign by another union. UNITE HERE Local 75 saw the highest turnout in its history and the new leaders were elected with 83 percent of the decisive votes. Do you want to discover EI, CERB and more? Do you have any questions to answer? Register here! www.eventbrite.ca/e/financial-management-workshop-c. This conflict has had such a de-energizing effect on our premises that last spring we voted overwhelmingly in favour of calling on our International Union to intervene with a trust. . . .