(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 actions today.
(Hawaii News Now) – By Lauren Teruya. HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – Amid ongoing contract talks, hundreds of unionized Hilton Hawaiian Village workers are rallying outside the hotel Friday afternoon.
(eTurboNews) – by Juergen Steinmetz. Guests having booked the Hilton Hawaiian Village may be in for a surprise. The Hilton is the largest hotel in Waikiki. Tomorrow, Friday a rally of a Hawaii Union UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, with support from community allies and fellow members from other Local 5 hotels, will demand for a better contract and job protection.
(KITV 4) – UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at Hilton Hawaiian Village will rally at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Side on Paoa Place near Tropics Friday. Workers say that they will demand a better contract and better job protection. The workers who will participate include those in housekeeping, banquets, food, beverage, front desk, and more. The 51-day strike of over 2,700 Marriott/Kyoya workers in 2018 set the tourism industry standards for better wages and benefits for th…
(KITV 4) – The union filed federal labor charges against the hotel and its parent company, Diamond Resorts, and say the firings come in the middle of labor contract negotiations.
(Travel Weekly) – By Tovin Lapan. Diamond Resorts will convert the Modern Honolulu from a hotel to a timeshare apartment building and has notified 30% of the staff, 78 workers, that their jobs will be eliminated in the next 30 days. This is just the latest development for a property that began its life as the first Edition hotel and has been in the headlines almost from the start.