Kaiser Community Petition

As a member of our community, I stand with our frontline health care workers and the rest of our Maui community. We call on Kaiser Permanente to immediately hold off on any plans to close the Gastroenterology and Ambulatory Surgery services at its Wailuku Clinic until the State of Hawaii and State Department of Health […]

Register to submit oral testimony to support Bill 80 – The Right to Return to Work

Thanks to everyone who submitted written testimony to support Bill 80! We also need people to register and give oral testimony via live video (Webex) at the Honolulu City Council Committee on Executive Matters hearing next Tuesday, October 20 at 1:00pm. Follow the directions below to register: Register for free for Webex: https://cart.webex.com/sign-up-webex. You must […]

SUBMIT TESTIMONY TO SUPPORT BILL 80 – The Right to Return to Work

Thanks to everyone who submitted testimony last week to support Bill 80, which requires daily hotel room cleaning and puts in place a process for hospitality workers who initially lost their jobs due to COVID-19 to be the first offered their jobs back as business returns. Because of your testimony, Bill 80 was approved in […]

Kaiser Permanente Job Opportunity

There are a total of 20 job vacancies. Hospital Aide at Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Job Number: 904633 Date posted: 09/16/2020   If you have any interested applicants, please submit interest to the attached req number. 👩🏻‍⚕️👨🏽‍⚕️ https://www.kaiserpermanentejobs.org/job/honolulu/hospital-aide/641/17381264 Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Hospital/Medical Offices 3288 Moanalua Rd. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Variable Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun Working Hours Start: Varies […]

Submit testimony ASAP: SUPPORT BILL 80 – The Right to Return to Work

The main value to Hawai’i in promoting tourism is the creation of jobs for our people. Bill 80 was introduced to Honolulu City Council—if it passes, it will put in place a process for hospitality workers who initially lost their jobs due to COVID-19 to first be offered their jobs back as business returns. Bill […]

Kaiser Caravan

We are calling on all members to join us for an Action Day to fight back against Kaiser Permanente’s plan to outsource our ASC and GI work at Wailuku Clinic. Hotel, Airport and Healthcare workers must stand united to oppose job cuts. We will have a car caravan and sign waving action on September 28th, […]

2020 Hawai’i General Election Endorsements

The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 5! You can register to vote online & it only takes a few minutes. This is a very important election and an opportunity for working families to take back 2020. Register here ASAP, and share this link with your family & friends: {{https://www.aikea.net/vote}}   Mayor, City & […]

Petition: Stop Outsourcing at Kaiser Wailuku Clinic

UNITE HERE Local 5 is running this petition in solidarity with HNHP (Hawaii Nurses & Healthcare Professionals). Sign the petition below by filling out this form: We, the undersigned, HNHP Registered Nurses, Healthcare Professionals, and Local 5 Healthcare Workers, demand that Kaiser Permanente stop all plans to outsource GI and ASC work or any other […]

Updates to BRMS website re: furlough credit rules

Aloha Local 5 members. Regarding your medical, the BRMS webpage now has a tab, “Hotel-Furlough” which has information on: Furlough Credit Return to Work (80 Bank Hours Credit) and the Pandemic Furlough Credit Rule (240 Furlough Bank Hours) Furlough – Eligibility Letter of Appeal Be sure to read all Furlough Credit rules thoroughly. Remember, you […]

UNITEHERE! Local 5 Press Statement – August 21, 2020   Media Contact: Bryant de Venecia Cell Phone: (808) 546-0024 [email protected] UNITE HERE Local 5 Statement on Enhanced Movement Quarantine/Resort Bubble Plan Our state has not been able to organize effective testing programs, conduct consistent contact tracing or enforce quarantine measures. Many thousands of families have […]