UFCW 1252 serves up strong gains for hospitality members in Newfoundland

Grand Falls-Windsor, Nfld. – September 29, 2018 – UFCW Local 1252 members and hospitality workers in Newfoundland recently won a new contract with the Mount Peyton Resort & Conference Centre, located in Grand Falls-Windsor, about an hour west of Gander.

The new three-year deal includes wage increases throughout the contract, and other important gains, including increased staff premiums, training allowance, night shift premiums, and enhanced bereavement leave.

The union committee, consisting of Margaret O’Halligan, Beverly Burke, Bruce Brenton, Mark Dobson, and Linda Chafe, also achieved new contract language that will benefit the membership.

The Mount Peyton Resort & Conference Centre is a full-service hotel that offers accommodations and amenities for groups of all sizes. UFCW 1252 make this successful resort possible by working hard in a number of roles, including cooks, bartenders, housekeepers, frontend staff, and maintenance.

UFCW 1252 also represents hospitality workers in Newfoundland at the Delta St. John’s, and the UFCW Eastern Province’s Council (EPC) represents hundreds of hotel and food service members at a number of landmark properties throughout the Atlantic Region, including the Delta Halifax, the Westin Nova Scotian, and the Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites.