Applications Now Open for Grocery Gift Cards for All Maui Hospitality Workers Affected by the Maui Fires

UNITE HERE Local 5 is pleased to announce that 1,000 – $100 grocery gift cards will be made available to all Hospitality workers on Maui affected by the Maui fires through the UNITE HERE Education & Support Fund.

Gifts cards will be available on a first come, first serve basis. To claim your gift card, please fill out this form and hit submit (one submission per worker) Be sure to fill out all information and your CURRENT mailing address as well as your CELL phone number. We will contact you via text when your grocery gift card is available for pick up.

*To date, UNITE HERE Local 5’s Hardship Fund has raised and distributed over $250,000.00 in direct financial relief to Local 5 members & their families impacted by the Maui fires.

Maui Strong! Support our L5 Maui Siblings!

UNITE HERE Local 5 members work on the frontlines doing essential work in our health care facilities, hotels, and food service operations statewide.  The Local 5 Hardship Fund has been set-up to support these frontline workers in time of extraordinary need, and to offer direct financial assistance to Local 5 members.

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Citizenship Assistance for all Alliance Members

In 2021, the Alliance won a historic bargaining victory and a first-ever benefit at KP for our members only. As of January 1, reimbursement is now available for citizenship assistance, including the application fee, biometrics fee, and citizenship classes and Alliance members can get a paid day off to attend their naturalization ceremony.

Strong UNIONS Make Strong PARTNERS!







Effective January 2023 ~ Citizenship Fee Reimbursement

Kaiser Permanente employees who belong to the Alliance of Health Care Unions can receive financial assistance when applying for U.S. citizenship.

KP Policy is available online (click link below & see attachment)

Local 5 Updates ( Hilo, Kona, Waimea)

Local 5 Updates  ( Kaiser Hilo, Kona, Waimea)
Date & Time: Jan 24, 2023 07:00 PM Hawaii. 30-45 mins
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Local 5 Updates : What’s New & What’s Coming Up

Worker Lead Victories

What’s in the Work’s ~Workgroup & Initiatives:
Ambulatory Float Pool
Job Audit Committee – Up to 10 job classifications that are up for consideration for Pay Upgrades
Staffing Committee – Vacancies & Recruitment, Hard to fill positions
Work Force Planning Development (WFPD) – Apprenticeship, Trainings, Education, Ben Hudnal

Alliance National Virtual Gatherings

Rounding ~
How Are You & the Teams Doing?

Know Your Rights!
Overview of Local (CBA) Collective Bargaining Agreements and Alliance National Agreements

Meal & Rest Period, Attendance, Clock-In & Clock-Out, ESAR, Performance Sharing Program (PSP)

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