This Week's Hotel Voice



Richard Maroko Named New Jersey Labor Day Parade Grand Marshall
Hotel Voice, October 7, 2016 - Hotel Trades Council Vice President and General Counsel Richard Maroko was honored as the Grand Marshall of the New Jersey Labor Day Parade held in Newark September 9. [more...]


Contract Won at Courtyard Newark Liberty International Hotel
Hotel Voice, September 23, 2016 - Courtyard employees unanimously ratified the agreement and they can now look forward to a new era of higher wages, better benefits, scheduling rights and strong job protections as part of the GRIWA. [more...]


Men’s Health Week Is September 26-30
Hotel Voice, September 15, 2016 - Men’s Health Week will take place at the Health and Dental Centers from Monday, September 26 through Friday, September 30. All eligible members and their enrolled family are welcome. [more...]


Our Union’s Families Loved Kids Days 2016!
Hotel Voice, August 31, 2016 - There were thousands of medical and dental visits recorded at the Union’s Health and Dental Centers for Kids Days 2016, in another display of the mounting popularity of this annual event. [more...]


Our 2016 Writing Contest Awards
Hotel Voice, August 29, 2016 - This year marks the 14th anniversary of the Union’s annual writing contest for high school students and the competition grows more popular each year. For the 2016 edition of the contest, almost 300 entries were submitted. [more...]


Union Wins Back Pay at the Redbury
Hotel Voice, August 25, 2016 - There are five bell persons at the Redbury Hotel who this week are celebrating back pay the Union obtained on their behalf. [more...]


Courtyard Newark Downtown Wins Union Contract!
Hotel Voice, August 25, 2016 - The Union has won a contract for the Hotel Trades Council (HTC) members employed at the Courtyard Newark Downtown Hotel. The hotel joined the rapidly growing list of shops in New Jersey that are bound to the Greater Regional Industry Wide Agreement, or GRIWA. [more...]


Superb DOH Report on Midtown Health Center
Hotel Voice, July 21, 2016 - The New York State Department of Health recently performed an unannounced week-long inspection of the Midtown Health Center and issued a superb report on the results. [more...]


HTC Members Support Taj Mahal Strikers
Hotel Voice, July 15, 2016 - Workers at Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal went on strike on July 1, after repeated attempts to achieve a fair contract were unsuccessful. Hotel Trades Council staff and members have been supporting the Taj Mahal strikers on the picket line every day. [more...]


Union Once Again Wins Back Pay for Members
Hotel Voice, June 28, 2016 - Thirteen members of our union received checks for back pay after the union conducted an investigation regarding unpaid wages. [more...]


College Scholarships Awarded to 38 High School Seniors
Hotel Voice, June 20, 2016 - High school seniors got some big help paying for college from their parents' union as recipients of 2016 Vito J. Pitta, Frank Saris, and Division A scholarships. [more...]


Members Applaud Seniors’ Days 2016
Hotel Voice, June 3, 2016 - Seniors’ Days 2016 was well attended and well appreciated by the hundreds of retired members and those nearing retirement who participated in the event. [more...]


401(k) Enrollment Is May 31-June 17
Hotel Voice, May 23, 2016 - Almost 40 percent of the entire membership of the Hotel Trades Council is now enrolled in the union’s 401 (k) program. But more are always welcome, and those who are not participating in this benefit have the opportunity to do so now, during the enrollment period that is taking place between Tuesday, May 31 and Friday, June 17. [more...]


Final Steel Beam Is Placed in New Brooklyn Health Center
Hotel Voice, May 20, 2016 - It won’t be long now. On Friday, May 20 the final steel beam was hoisted into place at the new Brooklyn Health Center. [more...]


Jimmy Elidrissi Celebrates 50 Years on the Job at the Waldorf-Astoria
Hotel Voice, May 19, 2016 - It is truly remarkable that Jillali “Jimmy” Elidrissi recently celebrated a half-century on the job at the Waldorf-Astoria. [more...]


It’s Seniors’ Days at the Health Centers May 24-27
Hotel Voice, May 11, 2016 - The annual Seniors’ Days health and wellness event will take place at the Health Centers Tuesday, May 24 through Friday, May 27. This popular event is open to all Hotel Trades Council seniors who are eligible to use the Health Centers. [more...]


Union Has Organized 22 Shops in Less Than Two Years!
Hotel Voice, April 28, 2016 - With these resources garnered as a result of the dues referendum and the thousands of members who have volunteered their time, the union has since organized thousands of workers in past two years. [more...]


Union Displays People Power
Hotel Voice, April 20, 2016 - The Hotel Trades Council once again showed its tremendous strength on recently, when members and staff traveled to Albany to join with affordable housing advocates to meet with elected officials in our state's capital. [more...]


Healthy Lifestyles Week Is a Big Success
Hotel Voice, April 1, 2016 - Members and their families had a great opportunity to improve their health by attending Healthy Lifestyles, a health and wellness event that was held at the Health and Dental Centers in March. Those that attended received useful tips on living happier, healthier and longer lives, and in many cases received quick tests and/or screening for various health issues. [more...]


Union’s 2016 Writing Contest Offers Cash Prizes to High School Students
Hotel Voice, March 24, 2016 - One of the most eagerly anticipated events on the Union’s annual calendar, the writing contest gives members’ children who are high school students an excellent opportunity to show their skills and win prize money at the same time. [more...]

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