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Thu. 7/2/20: COVID-19 update

PROTESTING JOB CUTS AT THE STATE CAPITOL Dozens of UNITE HERE Local 5 hospitality workers, non-union hotel workers, and community supporters sign-waved and chanted to protest the job cuts at reopening hotels. View the photos on our Facebook page. NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Hospitality workers protest job cuts as hotels plan to reopen – KITV Excerpt: “UNITE […]

Mon. 6/29/20: COVID-19 update

50% DISCOUNTS FOR SNAP CARDHOLDERS AT TIMES SUPER MARKETS We posted a new resource on our Local 5 webpage: Any persons receiving SNAP (Food Stamps/EBT) benefits are eligible to receive 50% of locally grown produce at participating grocery stores when they present DA BUX card. Most current SNAP holders should have automatically received a Double […]

Mon. 6/22/20: COVID-19 update

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: WATCH LOCAL 5’s MAYORAL FORUM Last Friday, we hosted a worker-centered Mayoral Forum with six candidates of the Honolulu Mayoral Race. They were asked questions about issues that impact Hawaii’s working families. If you missed it live, you can still watch the recording here. NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Gov. David Ige reportedly […]

Thu. 6/18/20: COVID-19 update

FRI. 6/19/20 – LOCAL 5 MAYORAL FORUM Our next Facebook Live will be a worker-centered Mayoral Forum tomorrow (Fri. 6/19), 7pm-8:30pm. Candidates of the Honolulu Mayoral Race will be asked questions about issues that impact Hawaii’s working families. Watch it live and ask your questions: http://facebook.com/uniteherehawaii/live. NEWS HIGHLIGHTS ‘Dreamers’ cheer US court ruling on young […]

Tue. 6/16/20: COVID-19 update

FRI. 6/19/20 – LOCAL 5 MAYORAL FORUM Our next Facebook Live will be a worker-centered Mayoral Forum this Fri. 6/19, 7pm-8:30pm. Candidates of the Honolulu Mayoral Race will be asked questions about issues that impact Hawaii’s working families. Watch it live and ask your questions: http://facebook.com/uniteherehawaii/live. STATEWIDE ACTIONS TO DEMAND PUBLIC HEALTH & SAFETY FOR […]

Statement on Black Lives Matter

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns the government murders of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, the latest in a sickening string of repeated police atrocities against Black Americans. We reject this police violence as a terrorist crime intended to intimidate Black communities from fighting for fairness and equality. Black Lives Matter for us. George Floyd’s murder […]