Entries by prodelas

‘Silent march’ protest supports government workers at Honolulu airport

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Nina Wu. The union organized the first visible protest on Oahu to demonstrate a show of support for TSA workers, said Akau, who is also organizing a food dropoff of hots dogs and chips at the airport on Friday. Representatives of UNITE HERE Local 5, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers […]

14 Things We Loved About Hawaii in 2018

(Hawaii Magazine) – By Catherine Toth Fox. In November, Marriot International’s 2,700 workers in Hawaii ratified a new contract with the largest hotel company in the world, ending a nearly two-month-long strike. The strike involved five hotels owned by Kyo-ya and operated by Marriot: Sheraton Waikiki, The Royal Hawaiian, Westin Moana Surfrider, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani […]

The Return of the Strike

(American Prospect) – By Steven Greenhouse. This year, thousands of teachers, hotel workers, Google employees, and others walked off the job and won major gains. Which raises two questions: Why now? And will this continue?