Striking Marriott hotel workers hold noisy Waikiki protest ahead of negotiations

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Striking Unite Here Local 5 hotel workers and community organizers undertook one of their noisiest actions to date this morning in advance of another bargaining session with Kyo-ya Hotel & Resorts and Marriott.

Union action in Waikiki precedes hotel bargaining

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Unite Here Local 5 and major community organizers are slated to gather in Waikiki this morning, which marks day 38 of the hotel workers strike, to demonstrate “resolve and solidarity” prior to resuming bargaining later this week.

Letter: Hotels can afford to raise salaries

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Nate Hix. Hawaii has the lowest real wages in the nation, meaning workers are poorer here than in any other state. This is in large part due to our local legislators refusing to increase our worst-in-the- nation minimum wage, forcing employees to fight for livable wages on their own.

Marriott Strike: Day 38 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 38 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 37. Pour It On! We are getting stronger! There were 100 more members that participated on the strike lines last week than on the first week of our strike! We proved to them that we are strong and […]

「ハワイのストライキ最新情報」JTBは顧客に通知、ストライキ は35日目突入

(Hawaii-ne ハワイいいね!!) – ハワイ日本人観光客送客No1のJTBが顧客にストライキのホテル情報を通知しています。「多くのゲストが通知がないことサービスがないことに失望しています。」

Hotel labor dispute could impact Gonzaga’s, fans’ Maui trip

(The Spokesman-Review) – By Jim Meehan. The Maui Invitational annually serves up stunning scenery, warm ocean breezes and the best holiday tournament college basketball has to offer.

Marriott Strike: Day 37 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 37 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 36. Day 37: Because We’re Worth It “This strike opened up my eyes. When we go back, we will know so much more about ourselves. We will go back stronger, wiser and clearer about where we stand with […]

The Conversation: Monday, November 12th 2018

(Hawaii Public Radio) – By Catherine Cruz. Today marks the 5th week of the Marriott hotel workers strike here in Hawaii. That makes this the longest strike in the local hotel industry in almost 5 decades.

Marriott Strike: Day 36 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 36 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 35. Our Ask Worked! JTB is now notifying clients via their website about our striking hotels. Many guests have been very disappointed by the lack of notice and lack of services. Contracts & Negotiations: We’ve now reached contract […]

Marriott Strike: Day 35 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 35 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 34. Negotiations: “I am inspired that we won for housekeeping, and I’m grateful to all of the departments for backing us up. As we go to week six, the company will see that we are even more determined […]