Rally Demands Harry Stinson Respect Hotel Workers' Rights

    Support rally outside 1 King West for workers voting to unionize on
    International Women's Day

    TORONTO, March 8 /CNW/ -

    WHAT: Hundreds of Toronto area hotel Workers rally outside Toronto's
well-known 1 King West hotel/condo to demand condo-developer Harry Stinson
respect the rights of the hotel workers, mostly women, to form a union.

    WHO: UNITE HERE Local 75 members joined by community allies

    WHERE: 1 King West

    WHEN: est. 6:15 pm to 7 pm

    BACKGROUND: Workers at the Toronto hotel/condo development, 1 King West,
cast their ballots in an Ontario Labour Relations Board vote today to be
represented by UNITE HERE, Toronto's hotel workers' union.
    Hotel Workers from across Toronto, will leave their International Women's
Day Rally at Toronto City Hall, to march to the hotel and demand well-known
Toronto condo-developer, Harry Stinson, respect the rights of 1 King West's
workers to decide for themselves to be represented by a union.
    The rally and march is part of the ongoing Hotel Workers' Rising Campaign
to highlight the needs of vulnerable service workers, especially women and
immigrants, across North America.

For further information:

For further information: Wynne Hartviksen, at (416) 510-0887, ext No.
265, or via cell at (416) 473-2632

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