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‘The Hotel is Attacking Us’: New Momentum in the Hotel Strike Wave

(The Progressive) – By Michael Sainato. Over 1,500 workers represented by UNITE HERE Local 5 at the Hilton Hawaii Village, the largest in Hawaii and the largest Hilton Hotel in the world, voted on April 26 to authorize a strike. Workers are striking for better wages that reflect the high cost of living in Hawaii.

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 […]