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Sheraton Maui worker wins Legacy Award

Congratulations to Joyce Tihada for winning the Maui Hotel and Lodging Association’s Legacy Award! Joyce has worked at the Sheraton Maui for 51 years and is a Local 5 Executive Board Member.

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.

July 2017 Workers Lead Bulletin

Hundreds rally in solidarity with the Ilikai workers, the Queen Kapiolani bell department wins $1946.50, worker-led delegations at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and Sheraton Waikiki, and more. Read below for more Local 5 victories. (Printable PDF version of our July 2017 Workers Lead Bulletin: English and Chinese.) Hundreds rally for Equal Work, Equal Pay Hundreds […]