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Who are your Local 5 Organizers? Meet Geraldine Acoba & Ikaika Hussey

International Workers’ Day was on May 1, but we believe in celebrating workers year-round. So we are beginning a series of spotlights of our UNITE HERE Local 5 organizers. Local 5 organizers are responsible for training workers to be leaders in their workplaces and out in the community. Thanks to the hard work of our […]

Airport Plaza Hotel workers solidarity with Kaiser Permanente workers

Airport Plaza Hotel workers standing in solidarity with Kaiser Permanente workers protesting job cuts. Mahalo for the support and leadership! #solidarity #1u #UnionAdvantage

United Catering workers at HNL met with Congressman Ed Case

VICTORY: Workers at United kitchen in Honolulu Airport met with Congressman Ed Case asking him to support our members by signing onto a letter urging United to not subcontract catering workers. United worker Ino Otto shared her story of being at risk of losing her job in the middle of a pandemic and expressed her […]

Hilton workers win back hundreds of jobs

VICTORY: For months, hundreds of Food & Beverage workers at Hilton Hawaiian Village organized leafleting actions, delegations with management, and talked to guests to sign petition. We gathered over 2000 signatures. As a result, Hilton opened Food & Beverage outlets and brought back over 150 workers!

Hyatt Centric houseman wins grievance for workload issues

VICTORY: Josh, a houseman at Hyatt Centric filed a grievance with the help of the Union to address workload issues. As a result, the hotel agreed to bring back another houseman, Bryce. #UnionAdvantage