December 2019 – Victories Bulletin

One Job Should Be Enough! Click here to view PDF version Click here to view PDF Chinese version Airline: National Day of Action Two days before Thanksgiving, Dozens of airline catering workers at HNL joined thousands protesting at other airports throughout the U.S. on what is historically one of the busiest travel days of the […]

We’re Voting YES!

NOTICE: Membership Meeting for Dues Increase Vote

The Local 5 Executive Board has called a Special Membership Meeting to discuss and take action on a proposed dues increase. The Special Membership Meeting will be conducted in a series of sessions on the islands of Maui, Hawaii, Kauai, and Oahu: MAUI: HAWAII ISLAND: KAUAI: OAHU: Monday, November 18, 2019 Sheraton Maui Hotel (Kula/Hana […]

City teams up with immigrant advocates to encourage citizenship

(Honolulu, HI) – The city is partnering with a nonprofit and a union in an effort to get more immigrants to become naturalized U.S. citizens.

Honolulu airport union workers rally for better wages and benefits

(Honolulu, HI) – At Hawaii’s main international airport in Honolulu, UNITE HERE Local 5 members at HMSHost Honolulu—workers at the concessions, restaurants, Starbucks, and bars in Daniel K. Inouye Airport—rallied today to show strength and unity as they demand the company make One Job Enough to live in Hawaii.

Workers at Hale Nani vote to ratify contract

(Honolulu) – Almost 200 Local 5 members at Hale Nani Nursing and Rehabilitation Center voted to ratify a historic contract last week, with 99% yes votes.

Hawaii hotel workers observe Labor Day with action against Diamond Resorts

(Honolulu) – Unite Here Local 5 hotel workers skipped a traditional Labor Day celebration to take action against Diamond Resorts, owner of the Modern Honolulu and Ka’anapali Beach Club on Maui. (Read More)

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.