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Unionized hotel workers marched to send a message Friday

(KITV) – With signs and chants, “Unite Here Local 5” union members rallied around the Hilton Hawaiian Village for two hours. “I’m so proud of us because they’re very strong and any push back from management, we push back too,” Lawrene Kanoa said. According to hotel workers, last year’s 51-day strike of Marriott workers for […]

Unite Here Local 5 continues contentious bargaining season

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Unite Here Local 5, which settled a 51-day strike of 2,700 Marriott-Kyo-ya workers in November, continues to have a contentious bargaining season as evidenced by two labor actions Monday which both focused largely on timeshares, a growing union concern that wasn’t addressed in last year’s bargaining with Marriott and […]

A Strike on the Horizon: Hilton Hawaiian Village and The Modern Honolulu ?

(eTurboNews) – by Juergen Steinmetz. Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in Waikiki. Tomorrow, Friday a rally of a Hawaii Union UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, with support from community allies and fellow members from […]