Portland Hotel Society is a non-profit society that manages buildings that provide social housing and support, focusing on people with chronic substance abuse issues or concurrent disorders.
The Portland Hotel Society (PHS) unit information can be found below:
Download the current collective agreement between the Portland Hotel Society and CUPE1004.
Refer to the language in the collective agreement for a comprehensive list of employee benefits.
Employee Assistance Program
Members at the PHS have access to counselling support services. Please contact any of the counsellors listed below:
- Gwen Bevan – 604-790-5338
- Matty Devenish – 604-779-9489 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Brenna King – 604-982-0938 cel: 604-788-5464 email: email@example.com
- Grant McMahon – 778-865-4908
- Leslie Ross – 604-224-0473 email firstname.lastname@example.org
PHS members are not a part of a pension plan.
Occupational Health & Safety
Know your rights! Training is key. Workers Compensation Act & Regulations must be followed. Members sit on the occupational health & safety (OH&S) committee to monitor and discuss health & safety related issues or concerns in the workplace.
|Local 1004 OH&S Chair||Laurence Cameron||604-931-5154|
|PHS OH&S Co-Chair||Nicole Wheelhouse||Central Committee||778-230-5515|
|PHS OH&S Rep||Jeremy Jossy||PHS/VCH Sites||604-816-4086|
|PHS OH&S Co-Chair||Christophe Runne||Essential Services||604-783-7948|
|PHS OH&S Rep||Brock Allen||Essential Services||604-505-4214|
|PHS OH&S Rep||Brett Craigie||PHS Hotels||604-728-6523|
|PHS OH&S Co-Chair||Jason Dana||Mental Health Hotels|
|PHS OH&S Rep||Byron Slack||Mental Health Hotels||604-349-1174|
|PHS OH&S Rep||Carly Gilsig||Outreach||604-765-8619|
|PHS OH&S Rep||Ben Pryke||Victoria||778-955-8599|
|PHS OH&S Rep||Stephanie Taylor-Hancock||Victoria||778-859-3933|
Get to Know the PHS
CUPE 1004 workers share their stories about work at PHS
VANCOUVER—CUPE 1004 members who work for the Portland Hotel Society have produced a short video talking about the work they do and why the vision and approach of the PHS has been so successful.
The video was produced following the announcement that PHS will be under the direction of a new board and senior management.
“CUPE members are passionate about maintaining the flexible services and the innovative model that has been developed at PHS and we wanted to share a few stories about what we do and why it matters,” said Andrew Ledger, CUPE 1004 representative.
CUPE 1004 is a multi-sector composite union local that includes workers at the Portland Hotel Society (PHS) Community Services Society, the City of Vancouver, the Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, the PNE, and a variety of other civic and non-profit organizations.