Local 5 disputes city permit for Ritz project

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. The labor union Unite Here Local 5 is challenging the city Department of Planning and Permitting’s decision to approve a special district permit for the controversial Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki Beach project.

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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.

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Honolulu hotel group found guilty of federal labor violations

(KHON) – By Web Staff. A Honolulu-based hotel management company has been found guilty of violating federal law. The ruling addresses unfair labor practice charges filed by UNITE HERE! Local 5 union against Aqua-Aston Hospitality, which manages Aston Waikiki Beach and Hotel Renew, among others.


Hale Nani 3-Day Strike Ends

IMG_8785_0(Hawaii Public Radio) – By Wayne Yoshioka. Union workers ended their 3-day strike today at a Long-Term-Care facility in Honolulu.

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Local 5 workers at Honolulu nursing home go on three-day strike

(KHON) – By Web Staff. Hundreds of workers at a Honolulu nursing home are now on strike. The three-day strike, which began at 5:30 p.m. Monday and runs through 5:30 p.m. Thursday, does not discourage patients or their families from entering Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

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Local 5 union workers strike at Hale Nani Center

(KITV) – By Nate Serota. Demanding more staffing and better working conditions. Local 5 union members of the Hale Nani Rehabilitation and Nursing Center began a 3-day strike Monday outside the facility in Mo’ili’ili.