(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Eric Gill, Unite Here Local 5 financial secretary/ treasurer, said workers are calling on Hawaii lawmakers to do the “right thing” and have highlighted concerns through car caravans and other actions in Waikiki and other tourism districts where they work statewide.
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THU. 7/23/20: FACEBOOK LIVE – HONOLULU PROSECUTOR CANDIDATE FORUM We are hosting a Honolulu Prosecutor Candidate Forum this Thursday, July 23 at 7pm live on our Facebook Page. Watch it live and write any questions or comments in the comments section: http://facebook.com/uniteherehawaii/live NEWS HIGHLIGHTS Kaiser Permanente donates 1,000 boxes of produce to local hospitality workers […]
(KITV 4) – 1,000 boxes of fresh produce were given out at Kaiser Permanente’s Waipio medical office. It’s part of the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program facilitated by Ham Produce to benefit United Here Local 5 workers struggling due to the closure of Hawaii’s visitor industry.
2020 election ballots have started to arrive. Look for yours in the mail and refer to Local 5’s primary Election endorsement. Local 5 union pushes for safety, job security – Honolulu Star-Advertiser. – Good article about yesterday’s actions, with quotes from Affron Herring and Eric Gill. Workers call for extended health coverage as the […]
(Maui News) – By Kehaulani Cerizo. Participants in the Unite Here Local 5 union sign-waving event donned red shirts and carried signs about safe reopening and worker benefits. They also presented to the county a petition with more than 3,500 signatures from hospitality workers statewide asking hotel employers to ensure continued medical coverage for laid-off […]
(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Allison Schaefers. Unite Here Local 5 union members returned to Waikiki and other tourist districts across the state Wednesday to remind Hawaii officials to make health and safety the key focus of the state’s tourism reopening plan.