Tentative union contract signed with Boathouse.

NYHTC — September 20, 2011

A tentative union contract was signed between the Boathouse restaurant and the New York Hotel Trades Council on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 5:30 pm. A meeting is scheduled for Thursday, at 12:00 noon, for striking workers to vote to approve the agreement. The union has agreed to stop picketing the restaurant immediately. Union president Peter Ward commented, "The leadership of the union wholeheartedly recommends that the Boathouse ratify this agreement." The union will announce further details of the settlement after the ratification vote.