(Honolulu Civil Beat) – By Anita Hofschneider. Growing up in Waianae, Linda Nakagawara remembers getting really excited when her family would take a trip into town to Ala Moana Center. It was a big deal back then, browsing at Woolworth and looking at the fancy dresses at Ethel’s.
UNITE HERE Joins 126,000-member Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions Local 5 health care workers add strength to Coalition’s efforts to improve care, jobs in Hawaii HONOLULU—UNITE HERE Local 5 has become the newest member of the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions, AFL-CIO, a federation of 33 local unions across the country united for the […]
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. The perplexing question of how to cope with the jump in bed-and-breakfast establishments and transient vacation units now shifts to the city Department of Planning and Permitting and then the Honolulu Planning Commission.
Do you have any of these questions about your Local 5 Health & Welfare benefits? What do I do when my doctor is not participating in the health plan (non participating provider)? What should I do if I am being pushed to pay a bill that I don’t think is right? How do I find […]
Nearly 900 Local 5 members, other unions, and community supporters came to our Union Day of Action at The Ilikai, where workers walked off the job. Management reached out to us in the middle of the action to talk about a pathway to settlement. This is a huge victory and a lesson we need to […]
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Star-Advertiser staff. More than 60 hospitality workers of Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites in Waikiki began a one-day strike this morning calling for better working conditions.
UNITE HERE! Local 5 Media Advisory for October 19th, 2017 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Mobile: (808) 333-4782 firstname.lastname@example.org Local 5 joins 40+ cities in mobilizing service industry workers Tens of Thousands of UNITE HERE Workers Across U.S. and Canada to Take Action, including Strikes, Marches and More for Justice at Work and Beyond FOLLOW THE […]