Hyatt Centric Waikiki workers vote yes to unionize

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 3, 2018 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Mobile: (808) 333-4782 prodelas@5.unitehere.org Hyatt Centric Waikiki workers vote yes to unionize Local 5 scores biggest NLRB union election win in decades Honolulu, HI – Hotel workers at the Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach Hotel voted to join the 11,000 member strong UNITE HERE Local 5. […]

Kaiser Permanente workers: Message from UNITE HERE Local 5 and Hawaii Nurses’ Association/OPEIU Local 50

Union leaders, bargaining team members and observers of the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions arrived Monday night and yesterday morning in Oakland to begin negotiations with Kaiser Permanente management for a new National Agreement. Despite an unexpected announcement on March 26 by some of the member unions that they are withdrawing from the Coalition, we […]

Hawaii’s largest Citizenship Workshop will help nearly 150 immigrants become U.S. citizens

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 23, 2018 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Mobile: (808) 333-4782 prodelas@5.unitehere.org Hawaii’s largest Citizenship Workshop will help nearly 150 immigrants become U.S. citizens Immigration advocates, volunteers organize Citizenship Workshop in response to DACA expiration Honolulu, HI – Immigration attorneys, elected officials, and community organizations are joining UNITE HERE Local 5 in organizing […]

Strike at Royal Hawaiian Hotel! Thousands of Local 5 members at Kyo-Ya Waikiki hotels honor Royal Hawaiian concierge strike, do not report to work

Media Advisory for January 26, 2018 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Mobile: (808) 333-4782 prodelas@5.unitehere.org Strike at Royal Hawaiian Hotel! Thousands of Local 5 members at Kyo-Ya Waikiki hotels honor Royal Hawaiian concierge strike, do not report to work WHAT: Local 5 approves picket line to support the one-day strike of non-union Royal Hawaiian Hotel concierge […]

For Kyo-Ya Local 5 members: Know your Rights

Royal Hawaiian concierges have gone on strike as of 3am this morning. Their strike will end at 6pm tonight. Local 5 has approved their picket line. Kyo-Ya Local 5 members are urged to honor the line and not work today. The most important thing for you to know is: you are protected if you choose […]