NAPE certified to represent workers at Alt Hotel in St. John’s | National Union of Public and General Employees

NAPE certified to represent workers at Alt Hotel in St. John’s

“Our union continues to grow in the private sector. Workers see our union as a champion for their rights, better pay and benefits, improved health and safety standards, and for better overall working conditions.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

St. John's (05 April 2018) — The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE) has been certified by the Labour Relations Board as the bargaining agent for workers at the Alt Hotel in St. John’s. Workers voted overwhelmingly in favour of having NAPE/NUPGE as their bargaining agent.

NAPE/NUPGE represents workers at 3 hotels in St. John's

There are currently 20 employees working at the hotel. This number will grow in-season and as on-site operations ramp-up. The hotel, featuring 148 rooms in downtown St. John’s, is part of a Canadian, family-owned chain of hotels.

NAPE/NUPGE now represents workers at 3 hotels in St. John’s: The Comfort Inn-Airport, The Quality Hotel Harbourview, and the Alt Hotel.

“We are happy to welcome workers at the Alt Hotel to our NAPE/NUPGE family,” said Jerry Earle, NAPE President. “Our union continues to grow in the private sector. Workers see our union as a champion for their rights, better pay and benefits, improved health and safety standards, and for better overall working conditions.”


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