(Honolulu Civil Beat) – By Marcel Honore. Meanwhile, some Hawaii workers who’ve waited months for unemployment payments rallied outside the State Capitol Wednesday to demand that DLIR reopen its offices to the public. The workers, led by a coalition of labor unions and advocacy groups including the Hawaii Workers Center, Unite Here Local 5 and […]
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(Hawaii News Now) – By Casey Lund. The rally attendees urged the state to improve the outdated unemployment system. The event was organized by the Hawaii Workers Center along with various community organizations and unions like Unite Here Local 5.
(Hawaii News Now) – By Samie Salinas. Hawaii hotel workers say if tourism is considered essential to the state, they should be prioritized for COVID vaccines.
(Hawaii Catholic Herald) – By Anna Weaver. CCH made sure to reach out to groups with members that might need rental assistance the most to encourage them to apply, for example, the Local 5 labor union representing hospitality, food service and healthcare workers, and Family Promise and the Susannah Wesley Community Center, both of which […]
(Maui News) – By Lila Fujimoto. In September, Kaiser announced planned changes at its Wailuku clinic that would have eliminated 11 staff and technician positions and 17 registered and licensed practical nurses. Kaiser cited financial challenges, the cost of upgrading the Wailuku Medical Office and “the need to develop new ways to deliver care, improve […]
(Hawaii News Now) – By Nikki Schenfeld. “We want healthy hotels, but if they don’t bring people back to work and restore our tax base, then all we have is tourists straining our infrastructure without employment to justify our expenditure for that,” he said.