Latest Updates

April Victories Bulletin

Our members have won back 245 union jobs since Hawaii reopened tourism, in addition to the positions recalled by management. Our members won these jobs back by fighting against job combos, management doing our work, understaffing, scheduling overtime instead of recalling workers, and more. American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) –  UNITE HERE housekeepers, cooks, & […]

Local 5 Statement re: COVID-19 vaccines

Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Statement re: COVID-19 vaccinations Vaccines to prevent and immunize against COVID-19 are becoming increasingly available in the United States and in Hawaii. We are optimistic about the opportunities that a vaccine can provide for our community, especially for our workers in the hospitality industry, as the […]

Alliance of Healthcare Unions – UPDATE

QUICK HIGHLIGHTS Positive Announcement about PSP Bonus Expected Soon Over 50 Steering Committee Members Gathered to Prepare for 2021 National Bargaining Deadline Extended: Solidarity Survey Extended to January 2021 New Initiative: Share Your Story Progress in Discussions on 2020 PSP Payout Discussions continue with KP leaders over the Alliance proposal for a guaranteed full payout […]

Register to submit video testimony to keep Bill 80 alive

Last week, the City Council failed to put Bill 80 on this week’s full Council agenda.  Shame on them! Bill 80 is straight forward – you either stand with workers like us or you side with the hotel bosses.  If Bill 80 doesn’t get a hearing now it will be dead.  There are two things […]

Kaiser Community Petition

As a member of our community, I stand with our frontline health care workers and the rest of our Maui community. We call on Kaiser Permanente to immediately hold off on any plans to close the Gastroenterology and Ambulatory Surgery services at its Wailuku Clinic until the State of Hawaii and State Department of Health […]