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 […]

PRESS RELEASE: Concierge workers warn travelers of possible strike at Kyo-Ya’s Waikiki hotels

Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Mobile: (808) 333-4782 prodelas@5.unitehere.org Concierge workers warn travelers of possible strike at Kyo-Ya’s Waikiki hotels If the concierge workers strike, thousands of UNITE HERE Local 5 members at Kyo-Ya’s Waikiki hotels will honor their picket line Honolulu, HI – Concierge workers at the iconic Royal Hawaiian Hotel, owned by Japan-based Kyo-Ya […]

Fight Subcontracting: Button-up at Kyo-ya Waikiki hotels

In the last year, Kyo-ya/Marriott has done the following: Brought in dozens of workers from a subcontractor to work functions at Sheraton Waikiki as cooks, waiters and dishwashers. This work could have gone to Local 5 members at all of the 4 Waikiki properties. The Union has spoken to many members who were not offered […]

UPDATED: Health & Welfare Sessions

Do you have any of these questions about your Local 5 Health & Welfare benefits? What do I do when my doctor is not participating in the health plan (non participating provider)? What should I do if I am being pushed to pay a bill that I don’t think is right? How do I find […]