Workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the largest Hilton in the world, announce strike vote at International Women’s Day Rally

Press Release for March 8, 2019 Media Contacts: Paola Rodelas Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Bryant de Venecia Cell Phone: (808) 546-0024 [email protected] Workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the largest Hilton in the world, announce strike vote at International Women’s Day Rally Nearly 2,000 Local 5 members will be taking a strike vote on […]

Sheraton Kauai workers ratify union contract

UNITE HERE! Local 5 For immediate release: February 15, 2019 Media Contact: Paola Rodelas Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Sheraton Kauai workers ratify union contract This is the 8th Marriott-operated hotel in Hawaii to reach an agreement with Local 5, after Marriott workers led a historic nationwide strike in 2018 (KOLOA) – UNITE HERE Local […]

Sat. 3/30/19: Free Citizenship Workshop

In partnership with unions, immigration attorneys, and community organizations, our Citizenship Workshop aims to provide one-on-one assistance for legal permanent residents (aka green card holders) who want to apply for U.S. citizenship. If you are a green card holder and are interested in becoming a U.S. citizen, please attend this free workshop! It’s open to […]

Survey for Kaiser Local 5 members

Dear Kaiser Local 5 Members, By now you may have received an email from Inside KP asking you to fill out a survey about our Labor Management Partnership and what is or is not working. Alliance Union leaders have partnered with KP, in conjunction with Brandeis University, to create this survey so that our union […]

Kaiser members: Union-negotiated Retroactive Pay – retroactive to October 1 – will be in February 1 paychecks!

Good news for Alliance Union members across Kaiser: our retroactive pay will be finally coming in this week’s paychecks. This retroactive amount in the upcoming paycheck will cover the raise from October 1 until the raise was actually included in your regular paycheck. Congratulations to everyone who stood up for the Union last summer – wearing buttons and […]

Sheraton Maui engineers’ victory against subcontracting

The Union filed a grievance on behalf of the engineering department at Sheraton Maui because the company used a subcontracted painting company for projects our Local 5 engineers have done in the past. We won the case and the workers got a total of $26,471 in backpay.

Sheraton Maui cook wins grievance for lead cook position

Jerson Gonzales has been a cook at Sheraton Maui for 7 years. He applied for a lead cook position and was passed up for someone with much less seniority.  The Union filed a grievance on behalf of Jerson and we won his case.  Jerson is now working as lead cook.

UNITE HERE Local 5 members approve historic contract

UNITE HERE! Local 5 For immediate release: November 27, 2018 Media Contacts: Paola Rodelas Cell Phone: (808) 333-4782 [email protected] Ikaika Hussey Cell Phone: (808) 221-2843 [email protected] UNITE HERE Local 5 members approve historic contract Photos and videos of the ratification vote and the last day of our picket lines can be downloaded here. (HONOLULU) – […]

Strike Bulletin: Day 50 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 50 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 49. 50 Days Stronger! As Local 5 members we are in control of the direction of this contract. We know what we need and make the decisions that are necessary to achieve our goals. Our fight shows that […]

Marriott Strike: Day 49 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 49 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 48. Growing Community & Political Support. Gary Hooser, Vice Chair of the Democratic Party of Hawaii spoke with Jason Ito and sent a follow-up letter requesting a meeting on behalf of an over-20 member coalition of Democratic Party […]