Entries by prodelas

Reality is next to imagination!

This opinion piece was written by Hilton Hawaiian Village housekeeper, Nely Reinante. If you would like to write for Local 5, contact us! I was recalled back at work as a housekeeper at the Hilton Hawaiian Village on the third week of June 2021. Since coming back to work, I have had plenty of checkout […]

Kaiser Permanente workers will wear red until we win a great contract

Every Tuesday, we will wear our union colors, buttons, and stickers until our Kaiser Permanente workers win a great contract. Take a selfie and tell us why you agree safe staffing is important. Use the hashtags #SafeStaffingSavesLives #BestJobsBestCare. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to view all of Wear Red Tuesday photos and more.

Kaiser Permanente Kona clinic workers were not getting compensated for overtime

Kaiser Permanente Kona clinic workers were not getting compensated for overtime for late lunches or skipped lunches. The collective bargaining agreement (CBA) language is clear on this: “If [after notifying a manager] an employee is required to work more than six (6) hours after the start of the shift without being given an uninterrupted thirty […]