(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Sophie Cocke. UNITE Here Local 5, which represents about 11,000 Hawaii hospitality, health and food service industry workers, endorsed Kim Coco Iwamoto today for lieutenant governor. The union is known for its progressive political views and grassroots activism.
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May 7, 2018—Today, at the “Labor Summit” in Oakland, Kaiser management presented the unions with a top-down, unilateral “new partnership.” This proposal, in particular, limits our ability as union members to speak out and stand up for our rights—and threatens union members’ job security with technology and outsourcing. Kaiser has a legal obligation to bargain […]
(West Hawaii Today) – By Max Dible. Employees at Royal Kona Resort aren’t on strike — yet.
Media Advisory for April 10, 2018 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Royal Kona Resort workers rally for good jobs on Big Island WHAT: Royal Kona Resort workers rally to demand good, quality jobs WHERE: Royal Kona Resort (on Kahakai Rd.) WHEN: Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (3:30p – 5:30p) WHO: Royal Kona […]
Kiyomi, a guest service agent at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, filed a grievance with the help of our Contract Enforcement Team because she was not offered a work opportunity by seniority. As a result, she was paid for 8 hours of overtime.
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Workers at the Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach Hotel cast their votes Tuesday to make the property the first Hawaii hotel to join the Unite Here Local 5 union through a National Labor Relations Board election in two decades.