Parking workers at the Madison Hotel in Washington DC, who are members of UNITE HERE Local 27, unanimously ratified their first contract with ENCORE Parking Inc. on August 13, 2012. This four year contract provides affordable health insurance and yearly wage increases totaling $1.30 per hour by the end of the agreement. The contract also protects the rights of future ENCORE Parking employees in the Washington DC Metropolitan area to join the Union.
The agreement covers all eighteen parking workers at the Hotel including Valet Attendants, Cashiers, Maintenance Workers and Lead Attendants. The Madison Hotel is the first ENCORE location in the DC area to have a union contract.