UNITE HERE! Canada Responds to COVID-19 Crisis
Yesterday, UNITE HERE Leadership from across Canada held a press conference to discuss with major news organizations the unprecedented economic impact of the COVID-19 crisis on workers nationwide in a recorded tele-press conference. For coverage, see below
CTV News Toronto: Nearly 90 per cent of hospitality workers will lose jobs because of COVID-19 pandemic, union predicts
Global News: Hospitality union offers help as hotels considered as makeshift hospitals
Canadian Press (as seen in National Post): Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest’, says union seeking more support
CTV Vancouver: Hospitality workers call for financial support in face of mass layoffs
CBC: Hospitality workers’ union says 90% of members have lost their jobs in past 2 weeks
To listen to a complete recording of the UNITE HERE Canada press conference, click here.
To see the letter Local 75 sent to Premier Ford, click here..