This Week's Hotel Voice

Seniors’ Days 2019: Celebrating Our Retirees
Hotel Voice, June 19, 2019 - [more...]

New and Improved Member Services Area at Benefits Fund Office
Hoel Voice, May 14, 2019 - [more...]

Richard Maroko Receives Peggy Browning Award
Hotel Voice, April 30, 2019 - [more...]

With Michael Goodwin’s Retirement, HTC Executive Board Is Realigned
Hotel Voice, April 30, 2019 - [more...]

More Criminal Justice Reform Measures Enacted in New York
Hotel Voice, April 30, 2019 - [more...]

Healthy Lifestyles Week Is a Big Success
Hotel Voice, April 25, 2019 - [more...]

Pension Increase for 27,000 HTC Members on January 1st!
Hotel Voice, January 2, 2019 - [more...]

New Health Center to Be Built in Queens!
Hotel Voice, January 2, 2019 - [more...]

Women’s Health Week Wins Praise from Members
Hotel Voice, November 19, 2018 - [more...]

More than 3,800 Visits for Men’s Health Week 2018
Hotel Voice, November 19, 2018 - [more...]

Manhattan Affordable Housing Opportunity
Hotel Voice, November 2, 2018 - [more...]

HTC Wins a Contract at the Residence Inn World Trade Center Hotel
Hotel Voice, October 23, 2018 - [more...]

It’s Unanimous! Union Wins City Council Vote to Cut Down on Illegal Hotels
Hotel Voice, August 1, 2018 - On Wednesday, July 18, the New York City Council voted unanimously to pass a bill that restricts Airbnb and other short-term home rental services from threatening hotel jobs and reducing affordable housing. These rental services have been competing unfairly against legitimate hotels and the bill will greatly rein in this practice. The City Council’s vote was 45-0. It is a significant victory for our union. [more...]

HTC and the Little Rock Nine
Hotel Voice, August 1, 2018 - On Tuesday, June 12, the ties between our union and the Little Rock Nine officially spanned 60 years. Six of the eight surviving members of the Little Rock Nine attended a luncheon commemorating their acceptance of the 1958 Local 6 Better Race Relations Award. [more...]

Union’s Scholarships Awarded to 45 High School Seniors
Hotel Voice, August 1, 2018 - A total of $360,000 was awarded to 45 children of members of our union on June 22, making 2018 our largest college grant year ever! All recipients of the awards are high school seniors who will be attending four-year colleges later this year. [more...]

Members Applaud Seniors’ Days 2018
Hotel Voice, August 1, 2018 - Seniors’ Days provides specific attention to retired members, both as a whole and as individuals, and it helps members over age 55 who are still working prepare for retirement. Those that participated May 8-11 visited their respective Health Centers without any appointments being necessary, giving each of them the opportunity to speak personally with doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals. [more...]

It’s All About Dedication
Hotel Voice, August 1, 2018 - Since 2009, when Dr. Robert Greenspan became CEO of our union’s Benefit Funds, his words at the annual scholarship awards ceremony have always been poignant and inspirational. Here are excerpts from Dr. Greenspan’s remarks at the 2018 scholarship awards. [more...]

HTC Thanks Elected Officials for Their Support
Hotel Voice, July 1, 2018 - At the GRIWA celebration held on April 16 in Newark, Union General Counsel and Executive Vice President Richard Maroko thanked many elected officials for their support of the union and of hotel workers in New Jersey. “Our political philosophy is simple,” HTC President Peter Ward said recently. “Our union strongly supports elected officials that support unions and working families." [more...]

HTC Now Represents Almost 8,000 Members In Shops Outside New York City
Hotel Voice, July 1, 2018 - This edition of Hotel Voice tells the story of how the Hotel Trades Council has organized and won contracts for thousands of hotel workers outside New York City and how it has strictly enforced those contracts. In 2010 HTC did not represent any employees outside New York City. Now the union represents almost 8,000 of these workers in addition to the 30,000 HTC represents in New York City. [more...]

Members Celebrate the GRIWA Ratification
Hotel Voice, July 1, 2018 - Not even monsoon-like rains could keep hundreds of members from packing a room at the Newark Hilton Penn Station on April 16 to celebrate the ratification of the new Greater Regional Industry Wide Contract. The meeting was opened by HTC General Counsel and Executive Vice President Richard Maroko, who explained in the simplest terms what the contract meant. “This agreement is going to fundamentally and profoundly change what it means to be a hotel worker in New Jersey and the surrounding area. With this agreement, the 4,000 HTC members covered by it will finally receive the wages, benefits and voice at work that they richly deserve.” [more...]

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