This Week's Hotel Voice

New York State Paid Family Leave Begins January 1, 2018
Hotel Voice, October 31, 2017 - HTC members employed in New York State are eligible for a new law providing paid family leave beginning January 1, 2018. [more...]

Members, Elected Officials Speak Out Against Airbnb
Hotel Voice, October 31, 2017 - At a press conference, Councilmember Ritchie Torres described Airbnb as the “worst company in New York City,” saying there is no other company that “undercuts affordability and job quality and public safety on the sweeping scale of Airbnb.” [more...]

Children’s Holiday Party Registration
Hotel Voice, October 31, 2017 - The union will be registering children for its holiday party from now until Monday, November 27. Don’t let your children miss out on this festive, fun-filled event, which happens to also be a happy holiday treat for the parents who attend! [more...]

Union Wins Contract at Hilton Newark Airport Hotel
Hotel Voice, October 24, 2017 - After tough negotiations with both hotel ownership and the Hilton corporation, the hotel eventually signed onto the Greater Regional Industry Wide Agreement, which is the HTC contract for the area. [more...]

Union Wins $250,000 in Back Pay at Resorts World
Hotel Voice, October 3, 2017 - Nearly 100 workers at Resorts World Casino shared in the distribution of the $250,000 in back pay. [more...]

Men’s Health Week Draws More than 3,300 Visitors
Hotel Voice, October 3, 2017 - This year’s Men’s Health Week drew 3,363 visitors, to the delight of Health and Dental Center staff members who called it further evidence that members are paying attention to health issues. [more...]

HTC Wins Contract For Candlewood Suites Nanuet Employees
Hotel Voice, October 3, 2017 - HTC has won a contract for the Front Desk, Housekeeping, Driver and Maintenance employees at the Candlewood Suites Nanuet. Union employees are now covered by the Greater Regional Industry Wide Agreement and has also agreed to the successor GRIWA negotiated by the Union. [more...]

HTC Wins a Contract at the Beekman Hotel
Hotel Voice, September 28, 2017 - On September 19th, 2017, the employees at the Beekman Hotel unanimously voted to ratify their contact. They are now covered by the Industry Wide Agreement, which covers nearly 35,000 hotel employees across NYC. [more...]

HTC wins contract for Rainbow Room employees
Hotel Voice, September 28, 2017 - On July 26th, 2017, the employees of the Rainbow Room restaurant unanimously voted for their Union contract. [more...]

2017 Hotel Workers Walkathon
Hotel Voice, September 22, 2017 - [more...]

Members and Their Families Loved Kids Days 2017
Hotel Voice, September 12, 2017 - [more...]

Awards Announced in Union’s Writing Contest
Hotel Voice, August 22, 2017 - This year's Writing Contest awards cash prizes and bragging rights to high school students whose parents are members of the Hotel Trades Council and/or Local 6. [more...]

Kids Days to Be Held August 23, 24 and 25
Hotel Voice, August 11, 2017 - Kids Days 2017 will take place at the Health Centers and the Midtown Dental Center on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, August 23, 24 and 25. As always, no appointments will be necessary for families to take advantage of the great benefits of this health awareness event. [more...]

Union Wins $55,000 in Back Pay For Saratoga Hilton Employees
Hotel Voice, June 19, 2017 - On May 5, 2017, the union was able to resolve the matter with both management companies at the Saratoga Hilton. Members ratified a settlement agreement that makes them whole for lost gratuities. [more...]

Members Can Enroll in 401 (k) Program from May 30 until June 16
Hotel Voice, May 30, 2017 - The union’s popular 401 (k) benefit has only two enrollment periods a year, and one of them from May 30 to June 16 is rapidly approaching. [more...]

Members and Retirees Praise Seniors’ Days 2017
Hotel Voice, May 24, 2017 - The event targeted the well being of seniors as a whole while also devoting time to individuals, those that participated visited their respective Health and Dental Centers giving each of them the opportunity to speak personally with doctors, dentists and other health care professionals. [more...]

Union Endorses Mayor de Blasio
Hotel Voice, May 17, 2017 - The union endorsed Mayor Bill de Blasio for reelection before an enthusiastic crowd of members assembled in Gertrude Lane Auditorium on May 10. [more...]

Cuomo Signs Pro-Union Law at Our Union Hall
Hotel Voice, May 15, 2017 - Union members may now deduct their union dues on their New York State tax forms because of legislation signed into law by Governor Andrew Cuomo. The Governor signed the law in our union hall on May 5, in front of hundreds of cheering union members. [more...]

Peter Ward and Hotel Trades Council Administration Are Re-Elected
Hotel Voice, May 12, 2017 - Peter Ward and the Hotel Trades Council’s administration were re-elected at a general membership meeting held on Tuesday, April 25. [more...]

Seniors Days Are at the Health Centers May 9-12
Hotel Voice, May 5, 2017 - The annual Seniors’ Days health awareness event will take place at the Health Centers next week, Tuesday, May 9 through Friday, May 12 — one day in each of the four Health Centers, and no appointments are necessary. [more...]

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