Holiday Inn Express the latest Toronto hotel to strike
September 17, 2010
TORONTO — Workers at Westmont-owned hotels are once again on strike in Toronto, this time at the downtown Holiday Inn Express, according to The Star.
According to the hotel''s union, Unite Here, about 25 employees from the hotel walked off the job as part of a one-day strike.
The walk-off marks the sixth time employees of the hotel chain have gone on strike in Toronto within the last two weeks, the article noted.
Workers from other hotels in the city, including the Hyatt Regency and the Royal York, began striking in the lead-up to the Toronto International Film Festival — when numerous celebrities began staying in the hotels, the article stated.