HARIETT Spring 2016 Schedule

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 […]


Arbitrator rules that Hilton Hawaiian Village must backpay workers more than $133,000 for unlawfully subcontracting their work

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 […]


Do you know the plan for 2018?

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 […]

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1/12 & 1/13: Hale Nani Negotiations

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!