(Honolulu) – Nearly 200 health care workers at Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center, the largest skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility in the state, participated in a one-day strike Friday to demand that the company address understaffing and low wages to make one job enough to live in Hawaii.
(Honolulu) – About 200 health care workers at Hale Nani Rehabilitation & Nursing Center are expected to participate in a one-day strike Friday over low wages and understaffing.
(Star Advertiser) – Unite Here Local 5 — the hotel labor union representing workers at The Modern Honolulu — and Diamond Resorts, the property’s owner and operator, are slated to resume bargaining Aug. 28, according to a union official
(Hawaii Catholic-Herald) – The July 20 Citizenship Workshop at St. Joseph Parish in Waipahu drew parishioners and members of other faith communities, unions and the University of Hawaii to help permanent legal residents apply for U.S. citizenship. More than 60 volunteers gave up their Saturday to join the collaborative effort. They included an organizer from the Catholic Legal Immigration Network Inc. (CLINIC) who has been actively helping migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border with legal aid. CLINIC is part of a U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ initiative to support community-based immigration programs across the country.
(eTurboNews) – Workers at three Hawaii hotels filed a class action lawsuit against the hotels’ owner and operator Diamond Resorts, alleging wage theft. The class action lawsuit covers past and current employees of The Modern Honolulu, Kaanapali Beach Club, and The Point at Poipu. At least 325 employees from the three hotels are covered by this lawsuit. UNITE HERE Local 5 represents hotel workers at The Modern and Ka’anapali Beach Club.