Local 5 joins 40+ cities in mobilizing service industry workers

UNITE HERE! Local 5 Media Advisory for October 19th, 2017 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Mobile: (808) 333-4782 prodelas@5.unitehere.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 […]

Thu. 10/19 – Union Day of Action

Thursday, October 19, 2017 4:00p – 6:00p The Ilikai Hotel (1777 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI 96815) Now, more than ever, it’s time for working people to take a stand—and stand together. UNITE HERE will be mobilizing more than 20,000 members in 40 cities across the U.S. & Canada to show that standing together in […]

Kahala housekeepers demand fair workload

Housekeepers at The Kahala Resort delegated HR to demand fair workload. Some housekeepers are cleaning way more rooms than others. Managers are also making housekeepers go to different floors even when they already have bidded floors. The HR director agreed to meet with the housekeeping director to fix the issues and will get back to […]

Isle leaders, advocates decry decision to end DACA

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Susan Essoyan. President Donald Trump’s decision to end a program that allowed young, unauthorized immigrants known as “Dreamers” to stay in the country has sparked fear in families who could be ripped apart and drawn condemnation from Hawaii leaders.