Hotels urge Ige to veto vacation rental taxation bill

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. However, opponents like the traditional lodging industry and Unite Here Local 5 have argued that the bill would condone vacation rental operations that violate county land use ordinances.

Hawaii hotel will lay off 78 employees in planned closure

(West Hawaii Today) – By Associated Press. HONOLULU — The closure of a Hawaii hotel is expected to result in up to 78 employee layoffs.

After layoffs, hotel workers wonder what’s next for hospitality industry

(KHON 2) – By Nikki Schenfeld. HONOLULU (KHON2) – The Modern Honolulu laid off about 30% of its workers last week after a timeshare company bought the hotel in April 2018.

State briefs for May 5

(Hawaii Tribune-Herald) – HONOLULU (AP) — The closure of a Hawaii hotel is expected to result in up to 78 employee layoffs.

Hawaii hotel will lay off 78 employees in planned closure

(The Garden Island) – By Associated Press. HONOLULU — The closure of a Hawaii hotel is expected to result in up to 78 employee layoffs.

Hawaii hotel will lay off 78 employees in planned closure

(Associated Press) – HONOLULU (AP) — The closure of a Hawaii hotel is expected to result in up to 78 employee layoffs.

The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off

(eTurboNews) – The Modern Honolulu recently notified 78 workers—nearly 30% of the workers at the hotel—that they will be laid off within the next 30 days. Federal charges assert that The Modern violated employees’ federal labor law rights and refused to bargain in good faith with the union.  

Scores of employees to be laid off at Waikiki hotel

(Hawaii News Now) – HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Some 78 workers at the Modern Honolulu have received pink slips as the property seeks to convert into a timeshare.

The Modern Honolulu’s laid-off workers are getting severance packages

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Las Vegas-headquartered Diamond Resorts said today that it is offering severance packages to employees impacted by a recent layoff announcement at The Modern Honolulu.

Modern Honolulu layoffs coming, union says

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – Diamond Resorts has notified 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu that their positions are to be eliminated in the next 30 days, according to Unite Here Local 5, the labor union representing the workers.