The primary election is still nearly five months away and only a handful of candidates have formally filed to run, but Lt. Gov. Josh Green and state Rep. Sylvia Luke are already emerging as two of the biggest beneficiaries in the biennial union endorsement sweepstakes.
Victory! After months of bargaining, the Union and Waikiki Resort Hotel reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, replacing the CBA that expired almost 4 years ago. This win shows the impact of the standard we set on our 51-day strike back in 2018—better wages and benefits, job security, safer workplaces, and to make […]
Ninety-eight percent of hotel workers were laid off when the pandemic hit. Real estate investors smelled an opportunity.
Unite Here Local 5 members were protesting at the state Capitol that the hotels where they work get a benefit from the tax code while many of its members, the hotel workers themselves, have not been called back since the pandemic shut down tourism.
Aloha Local 5 Kaiser Members, It has been brought to the Union’s attention that on the most recent paystub (January 28, 2022) the amount may not reflect the 3% wage increase and the retro-pay we won in our new contract. The Union has raised your […]