Hale Nani workers on strike over understaffing, low wages

(Honolulu) – Nearly 200 health care workers at Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, the largest skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in the state, participated in a one-day strike Friday to demand that the company address understaffing and low wages to make one job enough to live in Hawaii.

Hale Nani health care workers to strike Friday over low wages, understaffing

(Honolulu) – About 200 health care workers at Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center are expected to participate in a one-day strike Friday over low wages and understaffing.

Diamond Resorts, hotel union head to bargaining next month

(Star Advertiser) – Unite Here Local 5 — the hotel labor union representing workers at The Modern Honolulu — and Diamond Resorts, the property’s owner and operator, are slated to resume bargaining Aug. 28, according to a union official

Talk story: Being the summertime ‘presence of Jesus’

(Hawaii Catholic-Herald) – The July 20 Citizenship Workshop at St. Joseph Parish in Waipahu drew parishioners and members of other faith communities, unions and the University of Hawaii to help permanent legal residents apply for U.S. citizenship. More than 60 volunteers gave up their Saturday to join the collaborative effort. They included an organizer from […]

Hawaii hotel workers file class action lawsuit against Diamond Resorts for wage theft

(eTurboNews) – Workers at three Hawaii hotels filed a class action lawsuit against the hotels’ owner and operator Diamond Resorts, alleging wage theft. The class action lawsuit covers past and current employees of The Modern Honolulu, Kaanapali Beach Club, and The Point at Poipu. At least 325 employees from the three hotels are covered by […]

Diamond Resorts named as defendant in class-action suit alleging wage theft

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Workers at three Hawaii hotels owned and operated by Diamond Resorts filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday alleging wage theft.

Class action lawsuit filed against Diamond Resorts for alleged wage theft

(KHON 2) – HONOLULU (KHON2) — Workers at three hotels have filed a class action lawsuit against the hotels’ owner and operator Diamond Resorts alleging wage theft.

Union workers at Hyatt Regency Waikiki ratify a new contract

(Pacific Business News) – By Christina O’Connor. Unite Here Local 5 announced Friday that union workers at Hyatt Regency Waikiki voted to ratify a contract that includes higher wages, increased benefits and job protection.

For immediate release: July 12, 2019 Media Contacts: Paola Rodelas Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Bryant de Venecia Cell Phone: (808) 546-0024 [email protected] Hyatt Regency Waikiki hotel workers ratify union contract This is the 11th Local 5 hotel settled after Marriott workers led a historic nationwide strike in 2018 (HONOLULU) – UNITE HERE Local 5 […]