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Submit testimony ASAP: SUPPORT BILL 80 – The Right to Return to Work

The main value to Hawai’i in promoting tourism is the creation of jobs for our people. Bill 80 was introduced to Honolulu City Council—if it passes, it will put in place a process for hospitality workers who initially lost their jobs due to COVID-19 to first be offered their jobs back as business returns. Bill […]

Kaiser employees take their grievances to street

Members of the Unite Here Local 5 union and HNHP, which represents some Kaiser employees, protest the upcoming cuts to gastrointestinal and ambulatory surgery services at Kaiser Permanente’s Wailuku Medical Clinic, which would eliminate nearly 30 positions. Union members held a sign-waving and car caravan event Monday afternoon to raise awareness of Kaiser’s plans. There […]

Kaiser shutdown of some services worries workers

(Wailuku, HI) – Kaiser announced the reductions earlier this month — a move that would eliminate 11 staff and technician positions and 17 registered and licensed practical nurses. The cuts, which will remove several operating rooms from Maui’s health care system, will result in those services being transferred to operating rooms at Maui Memorial Medical […]

Kaiser Caravan

We are calling on all members to join us for an Action Day to fight back against Kaiser Permanente’s plan to outsource our ASC and GI work at Wailuku Clinic. Hotel, Airport and Healthcare workers must stand united to oppose job cuts. We will have a car caravan and sign waving action on September 28th, […]

2020 Hawai’i General Election Endorsements

The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 5! You can register to vote online & it only takes a few minutes. This is a very important election and an opportunity for working families to take back 2020. Register here ASAP, and share this link with your family & friends: {{https://www.aikea.net/vote}}   Mayor, City & […]