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Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

(eTurboNews) – by Juergen Steinmetz. 80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached an agreement with Keck Seng and Hilton—the owner and operator of DoubleTree Hilton Alana Waikiki, respectively—to allow a fair process for the workers to decide whether to unionize. Local 5’s […]

‘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.