Comfort Inn workers in Kenora vote Union Yes

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December 3, 2019

Recently, the Local Union welcomed employees at the Comfort Inn in Kenora to the membership.

Following an organizing campaign that lasted about two months, the workers at the Comfort Inn Kenora cast their ballots in an electronic vote to become members of Local 175.

These hospitality workers wanted to join our Union to improve their working conditions. Specifically, workers wanted their seniority respected, and they wanted to have better job security and just cause protection. In addition, they also want to bargain together to achieve better wages and benefits as well.

Approximately 17 employees will form the bargaining unit. These new members work in Housekeeping, at the Front Desk, as Night Auditors, and in the Maintenance department.

Congratulations to our newest members, and welcome to your Union.

See all of the recent victories celebrated by working people who voted Union Yes!

Plus, if you’re wondering what kinds of things hospitality workers negotiate for in their Union collective agreements, check out some of the contracts ratified by members of UFCW Locals 175 & 633 in the hospitality industry.

Lastly, if you want to learn more about how to join the Union? Reach out to our Organizers!