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Hotel workers union endorses Ige

(Honolulu Star-Advertiser) – By Sophie Cocke. Unite Here Local 5, which represents about 11,000 Hawaii hospitality, health and food service workers, endorsed Gov. David Ige for governor today during its annual delegate convention at the Hale Koa Hotel.

Royal Kona Resort workers ratify union contract

Royal Kona Resort workers ratified their union contract with a 100% yes vote. Workers fought hard for the past year and a half to demand good quality jobs in Kona and all of Hawai’i Island. As a result, they got a great contract with: wage and benefit increases improved job security language against the subcontracting […]

HMS Host Kahului Airport workers ratify 1st union contract

HMS Host workers at Kahului Airport on Maui ratified their first union contract on Saturday with 100% voting YES! These workers organized to join our union last year and did not stop until they achieved fairness, better wages, job security, and many other benefits through this 3-year contract. We welcome them into our Local 5 […]

July 6-10: Achieve the Dream Home Ownership Event

To combat Hawaii’s growing affordable housing crisis, UNITE HERE Local 5 is partnering with the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA) to organize a five-day Achieve the Dream Home Ownership Event for working people from July 6-10 at the Hawaii Convention Center. NACA provides pre-approvals for the best mortgage in America for low-income to moderate-income […]