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! […]

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 Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 874 9991 4116 Passcode: 1938 OR Dial in by phone: One tap mobile +16699006833,,87499914116#,,,,*1938# US   Agenda: Local 5 Updates : What’s New & What’s Coming Up Worker Lead Victories What’s in […]

Join us & register for the Alliance UBT Nationwide Virtual Gathering on Thursday, February 9th.

Join us for the Alliance UBT Nationwide Virtual Gatherings every second Thursday of the month during the following times: SESSION 1 9 am Pacific, 7 am Hawaii, 10 am Mountain, 12 noon Eastern SESSION 2 4 pm Pacific, 2 pm Hawaii, 5 pm Mountain, 7 pm Eastern SESSION 3 7:30 pm Pacific, 5:30 pm Hawaii, […]

HMSHost workers at OGG #UnionStrong

HMSHost workers at Kahului Airport are wearing their “We’re Worth It” buttons to fight for higher wages! #UnionStrong

Victory: Kaiser Permanente MOA Housekeeping Aide – Overtime & Work Opportunity

On December 12, 2022 the evening shift experienced inadequate workload distribution. Workers were instructed to include additional duties onto their load. Committee Leaders Claire Rabe & George Kawelo discovered that management did not outreach to offer overtime (OT) & temporary work opportunity to backfill, and staff. They further investigated to confirm that Rogelio Baldonado Housekeeping […]

Victory: Kaiser Permanente Contract Enforcement – Lift Techs

Contract Enforcement of section 7.8.B. Meal Period. Know Your Rights ~ Sherry Lopez Shop Steward from Kaiser Moanalua Hospital, she discovered Lift Technician’s Foa & Rene took their meal period 30 minutes prior to their end of shift. Steward took into action & notified the Employer that if an employee is required to work more […]

VICTORY: Kaiser Housekeeping Aides are organizing to tackle backfill & staffing shortages

On November 17, 2022, the Employer did not call to offer temporary work opportunity & overtime (OT) to backfill and staff the linen department at Moanalua. Workers discovered Management conducting Bargaining Unit work. Committee Leaders ( George Kawelo, Alex Dona & Claire Rabe), Shop Steward ( Amelia Iese), investigated that Vic Cabuloy was not contacted. […]

Victory: Local 5 members secured huge wage increases

Congratulations! Even in these challenging times, Local 5 members fought and secured huge wage increases in their paychecks this month. • Kaiser Permanente: 3% increase across the board from our 2021 contract victory • Marriott/Kyo-ya, Hilton, Hyatt, Ala Moana members: $1.01 increase for non-tipped • Waikiki Resort, Queen Kapiolani, Hilton Garden Inn are on track […]

Hospitality Workers Lead the Way in 2022 Midterms!

Join our movement to build political power for workers across the country! Paid canvassing opportunity from September 8-November 8 in Phoenix, AZ. Call Joli at ‭(808) 255-7896‬ by Friday, August 19 if you’re interested. All transportation and lodging expenses covered.      Watch our video: