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Sun. 5/10 Daily COVID-19 Update

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Column: Help hard-hit tourism workers with safe reopening of industry – Editorial by Eric Gill, published in Honolulu Star-Advertiser.  Excerpt: “We’ve learned in this pandemic that the health of every person affects us all. Every hotel worker should have health care; every person should have health care. No worker should be forced back […]

Sat. 5/9 Daily COVID-19 Update

News Highlights COVID Cases Today World: Cases: 4.0M (+70k).  Deaths: 279(+5k) USA: Cases: 1.3M (+20k).  Deaths: 78.7k (+1.6k).  Total Tested: 8.7M (+300k) Hawaii: Cases:  631 (+2).  Deaths: 17 (+0).  Hospitalized: 81 (+o). Recovered: 551 Fresh coronavirus outbreaks in Germany and South Korea show the risks in easing up restrictions – Associated Press.  U.S. Leisure and […]

Fri. 5/8/20: COVID-19 Daily Update

NEW RESOURCE: GUIDE ON APPLYING FOR PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE We added a guide on applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance to our Local 5 Resources Page. Click here for the guide. At the bottom of the guide is information on the DLIR’s new system that will allow claimants to certify their unemployment claims on designated days […]

Thursday 5/7 COVID-19 Daily Update

New Resources New resource added: expanded child care subsidy http://humanservices.hawaii.gov/bessd/ccch-subsidies/how-to-apply/ More childcare resources for essential workers: http://www.patchhawaii.org/ Video Over the weekend, thousands of people around the world joined Call to Unite—a 24-hour livestream event to inspire people to connect, share, and show support. Union workers from Teamsters, UFCW, Machinists Union, and UNITE HERE shared amazing […]