Entries by Bryant de Venecia

Victory: Local 5 members secured huge wage increases

Congratulations! Even in these challenging times, Local 5 members fought and secured huge wage increases in their paychecks this month. • Kaiser Permanente: 3% increase across the board from our 2021 contract victory • Marriott/Kyo-ya, Hilton, Hyatt, Ala Moana members: $1.01 increase for non-tipped • Waikiki Resort, Queen Kapiolani, Hilton Garden Inn are on track […]

Hospitality Workers Lead the Way in 2022 Midterms!

Join our movement to build political power for workers across the country! Paid canvassing opportunity from September 8-November 8 in Phoenix, AZ. Call Joli at ‭(808) 255-7896‬ by Friday, August 19 if you’re interested. All transportation and lodging expenses covered.      Watch our video: 

UNITE HERE Local 5 Statement

  UNITE HERE Local 5 believes all people should have quality health care and the right to control their own bodies. The recent Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade is an attack on working people and the first in a likely series of decisions intended to bolster the power of the few to the […]

Kaiser members: LPN Apprenticeship Opportunity!

Kaiser members! Are you looking to become a Licensed Practical Nurse? If so, BSH, in partnership with Kaiser Permanente, Ben Hudnell Memorial Trust Fund, and Local 5, are looking for applicants for our free LPN training program. Selected applicants will become LPN apprentices at Kaiser Permanente and take courses through the University of Hawaii – […]