Workers have been out of contract for more than a year. The collective agreement expired on December 31, 2017. „We remain convinced that we can reach a win-win agreement for both parties,“ she added. If you have any questions about The practices of Laurier staff that are not covered in manuals or collective agreements, please contact Human Resources at 519.884.0710 x2007. The collective agreement expired on December 31, 2017. Unifor Local 4270 said this week that its members would have voted 94% in favour of strike measures if the two sides failed to agree on a new contract. The room represents the front desk staff, maintenance and cleaning staff, kitchen staff, waiters and other hotel professionals and hotel customer service in the city centre. Employee manuals and collective agreements allow new employees, current or future, to answer general questions they may have about their jobs at Laurier. Among the topics related to employment at Laurier: employee manuals are checked every year and the most current versions are published on our website, so that all current manuals are immediately effective.
The university has the right to modify all information mentioned in these manuals without consultation, consent or notification of any kind to staff. More favourable workloads, requested changes in the tipping system: Unifor Unifor says the employer has been adamant on a number of key issues, including introducing a more reasonable workload for domestic workers and introducing greater fairness into the tipping system. . On 18 April, 4270 local members voted 94 per cent for strike action if necessary. Local 4270 represents hotel reception staff, maintenance, housekeeping, kitchen, waiters and all hospitality and customer service positions. Laurier Castle spokeswoman Deneen Perrin declined to comment on the status of contract negotiations and said negotiations were due to resume on May 13. . In a statement on its website, the union called for a „more appropriate workload“ for female employees and a fairer tipping system for employees.
Stay up-to-date on what is happening at Unifor and how the union is improving the lives of all workers in Canada. Subscribe to our Uniforum E-Newsletter. . As early as next month, there could be more than 300 front desk staff, janitors, maintenance staff and other customer service staff at Chateau Laurier on the picket line. More than 300 members of Unifor Local 4270 members of the Fairmont Chateau Laurier could go on strike next month if hotel owners do not make a fair offer to workers. „Unifor is a union for immigrant workers,“ said Jerry Dias, president of Unifor. „Across Canada, Unifor has been committed to the hotel`s employees and helped them fight for top-tier contracts.“ „Our members are working hard to make historic Chateau Laurier a destination of choice in Ottawa,“ said Ilijas Dzonlic, President of Unifor Local 4270.