Markham, Ont. – September 1, 2015 – Workers at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Markham, Ontario are the newest members of UFCW Canada Local 206.
The Hampton Inn & Suites members work as laundry and housekeeping attendants for one of the largest hotel franchises in North America. They joined the union to achieve better wages, benefits, and working conditions, and to have a strong voice in the workplace.
"Congratulations to the new members at Hampton Inn & Suites on joining the best union for hospitality workers," says UFCW Canada Local 206 President Wayne Hanley. "We look forward to negotiating a contract that provides members with fairness on the job and a better quality of life," Brother Hanley adds.
The employees at Hampton Inn & Suites join many other UFCW Canada Local 206 members who work in the hospitality industry, including members at the Best Western Plus in Burlington, the Residence Inn Mississauga, and the Manitoulin Hotel & Conference Centre, among others.