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Hilton Hawaiian Village graveyard shift workers win meals, assistant pantry shift

Graveyard shift workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village raised concerns that they did not have food to eat at the cafeteria while they worked. Workers did delegations, emails to and follow ups with the manager and chef until they finally added an 8am-4pm Assistant Pantry shift for seven days to make salads, fruits, sandwiches, and […]

Local 5 is front and center in the campaign to restore daily room cleaning

Cutting daily room cleaning is the biggest thing happening in the hotel industry. This plan to end daily housekeeping would permanently slash the U.S. housekeeping workforce by up to 39%. And Local 5’s campaign to restore daily room cleaning was all over international & local news this week!   Sheraton Waikiki housekeeper Julie Gabot spoke […]

Ala Moana Hotel workers win contact tracing agreement

“Ala Moana Hotel workers scored another victory! Under our contact tracing agreement, the Hotel will immediately conduct contact tracing of positive COVID-19 cases and will notify all workers of the department, shift(s) and relevant dates. Also, they’ll provide a more detailed report to our Union. I have peace of mind because I’ll be informed if […]

Kyo-ya job fair is a slap in the face of each of our 910 furloughed Local 5 members

“We’re Hiring!” Kyo-ya proudly announced on their flyer for a two-day job fair. But why are they hiring when there are 910 furloughed Local 5 members who have not been called back to work? Workers delegated management last week, demanding that furloughed workers need to be called back. “Although the Japanese market is not back, […]

June Victories Bulletin

Local 5 safety team at Turtle Bay Resort did a surprise inspection on property. They spoke to workers and did a walk through. The safety team will be meeting with company to discuss recommendations as they gear up for reopening on July 1. We’re getting ready to get back to work!         […]