Labour Day Parade 2022

Come out and celebrate our first in-person Labour Day parade since the pandemic! This year, Local 75 is leading the parade. If you have any questions, be sure to check with your organizer for details, participation is free.

Monday Sept 5th, 8AM sharp!

We’ll be on the corner of Queen St. and University Avenue. See you there!

 

 

HTA 75 partners with the Government of Canada to address the immediate need for quality jobs for laid-off hospitality workers

The Government of Canada will provide $3.4 Million to HTA 75 over a period of 3 years to deliver “The Future of Work – Foundational Skills as a Pathway to Recovery and Resilience” program in collaboration with UNITE HERE Local 75 and Local 261 representing hospitality workers in Toronto and Ottawa. With this funding HTA 75 and its network of partners will deliver resources, tools, short cycle training programs, and employment services to meet the needs of the workers and the hospitality sector. This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiatives Program. Click here to read the full press release

 

UNITE HERE Local 75 receives Skills Development Fund from the Government of Ontario

UNITE HERE Local 75 and the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development have partnered under the Skills Development Fund (SDF) to address the challenges faced by hospitality workers in getting hired in addition to training and retraining workers with skills needed for the future.

The Ontario Government will provide $1.5 Million to UNITE HERE Local 75 for a year under this program.

Click here to view the full press release.

 

Sign below to let you MP know that in order for Hospitality workers to make it through COVID-19’s crippling hold on our industry, COVID-19 Income Support for workers needs to be increased and extended until the end of the pandemic and permanent improvements need to be made to EI that will not leave them or their families behind.

Benefits Update as We Transition Back to Work!

For information about options for additional drug benefit resources, click this link.

Do you need help understanding how your benefits work? Do you have specific questions regarding your benefits? 

For example: “How many hours do I have banked?”  

Soben Management, the administrator for your benefits plan, is available to handle specific questions about your benefits.

Call Soben: 416.498.8338

Email Soben: benefits@soben.ca

Newsletter – April 2021

Check out our April 2021 Newsletter for important Local 75 and HTA75 updates!  Read about how our members are learning new skills with HTA75, our benefit and recall victories, organizing efforts and so much more!

Local 75 triumphs over Unifor in 2018 Royal York Labour Board case

On March 9, 2021, the Labour Board overwhelmingly dismissed Unifor’s 2018 charges filed over the Fairmont Royal York.

This means the June 2018 ratification of the Local 75 Collective Agreement at the Fairmont Royal York stands, the September displacement vote is thrown out, and our Union is secure!

Our future remains secure when we stick together.

Click here to view the full text of the decision – March 09 2021

Federal government’s new bailout program for hospitality sector may benefit banks, not laid-off workers

Take a look at our new  Canadian Hospitality Bailouts Report detailing how a lack of conditions on the Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program (HASCAP) hurts Canada’s hotel workers.

Newsletter – October 2020

Check out our October 2020 newsletter for important Local 75 updates!  Read about extended recall rights, government lobbying efforts, local victories and so much more!

Newsletter – October 2020

Check out our October 2020 Newsletter for important Local 75 updates!  Read about extended recall rights, government lobbying efforts, local victories and so much more!