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Hale Nani workers attend Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meeting

Hale Nani workers attended the Kaneohe Neighborhood Board meeting to voice their concerns about a controversial nursing facility that is being developed by Avalon Health Care Group (which also runs Hale Nani) in Windward Community College. These workers shared their experiences about working conditions at Hale Nani, including understaffing and lack of respect on the […]

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HCC workers delegate Hilton executive over wage theft

Last year, we reported that nearly 50 Hawaii Care and Cleaning (HCC) workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village were not being paid union wages between 2008-13, totaling nearly $1.8 million in lost wages. Recently, HCC workers delegated Jerry Gibson (Hilton’s regional vice president) to address this wage theft issue and demand their lost wages. They […]

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Aqua-Aston workers win labor ruling

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Star-Advertiser Staff. Aston Waikiki Beach and Hotel Renew workers who have been engaged in a yearlong battle for the right to decide whether to unionize earned a small victory Tuesday.

Aston Waikiki Beach and Hotel Renew workers

Judge rules Aqua-Aston violated federal law

Judge rules Aqua-Aston violated federal law Honolulu (June 1, 2016) – Aqua-Aston Hospitality executives have been found guilty of violating federal law by threatening and disciplining workers at the Aston Waikiki Beach and Hotel Renew. On May 31, 2016, Administrative Law Judge Mara-Louise Anzalon issued her decision after a 3-day trial addressing four unfair labor […]