Results of the Allocation Vote and the Dues Increase Vote

86% voted YES (1,752 total: 1,512 yes, 240 no) on the allocation conference’s recommendation. (see below). Mahalo to everyone who voted! 77% voted YES (2,114 total: 1,629 yes, 485 no) to increase the base dues rate for workers in the hotels (except for The Hale Koa Hotel, which is a Federal government employer) and at […]


Civil Beat Reality Check

(Hawaii Public Radio) – By Beth-Ann Kozlovich. Hilton janitors say they were paid far less than union members, violating a union contract. Now they may get over 1 million in unpaid wages.


Hilton Janitors Expect To Get $1.1 Million In Unpaid Wages

(Honolulu Civil Beat) – By Anita Hofschneider. Dozens of Hilton janitors are expecting to receive more than $1.1 million in unpaid wages from Hawaii Care and Cleaning, a contractor for the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Paola Rodelas, a spokeswoman for UNITE HERE Local 5, the hotel workers union, said the cleaning company and Hilton agreed to a […]

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NLRB Affirms That Hawaii Hotel Illegally Stunted Union Push

(Law360) – By Joyce Hanson. The National Labor Relations Board on Monday affirmed an administrative law judge’s 2016 finding that Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel in Hawaii tried to thwart a union campaign illegally, while modifying the judge’s conclusions of law to conform to her unfair labor practice findings.


Local 5 gains 105 new members as Hilton Garden Inn workers ratify first union contract

UNITE HERE! Local 5 Press Release For Immediate Release March 23, 2017 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Office: (808) 941-2141, ext. 270 Mobile: (808) 333-4782 prodelas@5.unitehere.org Local 5 gains 105 new members as Hilton Garden Inn workers ratify first union contract The deal will improve healthcare, workload, and more Honolulu (March 23, 2017) – 105 workers at […]