Sheraton Kauai workers ratify union contract

UNITE HERE! Local 5 For immediate release: February 15, 2019 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Sheraton Kauai workers ratify union contract This is the 8th Marriott-operated hotel in Hawaii to reach an agreement with Local 5, after Marriott workers led a historic nationwide strike in 2018 (KOLOA) – UNITE HERE Local […]

A record number of US workers went on strike in 2018

(Vox) – By Alexia Fernández Campbell. Last year’s labor unrest started with a teachers strike in West Virginia and ended with Marriott workers picketing across four states.

Sat. 3/30/19: Free Citizenship Workshop

In partnership with unions, immigration attorneys, and community organizations, our Citizenship Workshop aims to provide one-on-one assistance for legal permanent residents (aka green card holders) who want to apply for U.S. citizenship. If you are a green card holder and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, please attend this free workshop! It’s open to […]

Survey for Kaiser Local 5 members

Dear Kaiser Local 5 Members, By now you may have received an email from Inside KP asking you to fill out a survey about our Labor Management Partnership and what is or is not working. Alliance Union leaders have partnered with KP, in conjunction with Brandeis University, to create this survey so that our union […]

Half of Hawaii Barely Gets By

(Hawaii Business Magazine) – By LiAnne Yu. After the longest hotel workers strike in Hawaii since 1970, the union negotiated a total increase of $6 across wages and benefits over the next four years. Just as important for the union members were the wins on job security. If the employer wants to introduce new technology […]

Union contract ratified at Waikoloa Beach Marriott

(Pacific Business News) – By A. Kam Napier. Unite Here Local 5 says that the contract terms were influenced by the agreement reached with Kyo-Ya last November after a 51-day strike.

Waikoloa Beach Marriott workers ratify union contract

For immediate release: January 31, 2019 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Waikoloa Beach Marriott workers ratify union contract This is the 7th Marriott-operated hotel in Hawaii to reach an agreement with Local 5, after Marriott workers nationwide went on strike in 2018 (WAIKOLOA VILLAGE) – UNITE HERE Local 5 members who […]

Kaiser members: Union-negotiated Retroactive Pay – retroactive to October 1 – will be in February 1 paychecks!

Good news for Alliance Union members across Kaiser: our retroactive pay will be finally coming in this week’s paychecks. This retroactive amount in the upcoming paycheck will cover the raise from October 1 until the raise was actually included in your regular paycheck. Congratulations to everyone who stood up for the Union last summer – wearing buttons and […]

Over 250 Waikoloa Beach Marriott workers ratify new contract

(KHON 2) – By Web Staff. HONOLULU (KHON2) – UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at Waikoloa Beach Marriott voted overwhelmingly yesterday to ratify a union contract that covers over 250 workers.

Sheraton Maui engineers’ victory against subcontracting

The Union filed a grievance on behalf of the engineering department at Sheraton Maui because the company used a subcontracted painting company for projects our Local 5 engineers have done in the past. We won the case and the workers got a total of $26,471 in backpay.