HARIETT (Hotel And Restaurant Industry Employment & Training Trust) provides job training opportunities for Local 5 members at NO cost through a partnership between participating Employers and Local 5. A PDF version of the Spring 2016 class schedule for Oahu can be found here. A full list of programs available statewide can be found on […]
Maria Deguzman, a Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper, was terminated without just and sufficient cause. She filed a grievance with the Contract Enforcement and the Employer reinstated her on November 20, 2015, one year after being terminated. Her file will be expunged of any reference to this disciplinary action.
Our collective bargaining agreement prohibits Hilton Hawaiian Village from subcontracting bargaining unit work unless the hotel gives the Union notice and the Union gives its permission. In 2012, Hilton subcontracted almost all of its newspaper delivery around the property, thus depriving bargaining unit workers of work opportunity, and the majority of their income. The Contract […]
21 Local 5 members took a leave of absence for one week to talk to their coworkers about our plan to win in 2018. Mahalo to these members for stepping up as leaders! Gemma Weinstein (Organizer & Executive Board Member) and the Local 5 team honored these members at the end of the blitz: Amanda […]
20 Local 5 members took a one-week leave of absence to talk to their coworkers about our plan for 2018. They organized over 20 coffee hours attended by 129 members. 49 of them agreed to host their own coffee hours to reach more of their coworkers. Awesome job, everyone! If you want to learn more […]
Due to the Employer’s failure to schedule properly in the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani kitchen, the #1 dinner cook, #1 assistant cook, and #1 breakfast cook could not get their preferred days off. Working with the WAT (Worker Action Team), culinary workers have pushed for and won the right to re-do the department bid. Great work, […]
Hilton Hawaiian Village failed and refused to award Helena Li, a cafeteria attendant, the correct amount of sick leave. Helena filed a grievance with the Contract Enforcement Team and won $863 for 44.5 hours of sick leave.
Christine Morgan, a Reservation Agent at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, filed a grievance with the Contract Enforcement Team because the Hilton failed to schedule her by seniority. She won $2,252.04 in back pay for lost work opportunity.
Hale Nani Negotiations are on Tuesday, January 12 and Wednesday, January 13 at the Local 5 office (1516 S King St. Honolulu, HI 96826). Caucus starts at 4:00p. Negotiations start at 5:00p. Be prompt to prep testimony. Local 5 members, please show your support and solidarity!