Marriott Strike: Day 48 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 48 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 47. The Holidays Are Here In the last bargaining, Kyo-ya walked away from the table without giving a response to the Union’s proposal as a test to see if we would break during Thanksgiving. It turned into a […]

Marriott Strike: Day 47 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 47 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 46. Thanksgiving Feast: Our Thanksgiving feasts in Waikiki and Maui were a huge success! Strikers feasted on turkey, lechon baboy (roast pig), side dishes, and desserts. Thanks to our Local 5 cooks who cooked and prepared the turkey, […]

Marriott Strike: Day 46 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 46 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 45. By Eric Gill, Financial Secretary-Treasurer: Thanksgiving Day 2018 is our 46th day on strike, and this Thanksgiving Day, members of Local 5 have many blessings to count. We give thanks for the new strength we have found […]

Marriott Strike: Day 45 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 45 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 44. Yesterday, Local 5 properties that are not on strike had committee meetings and pledged to increase the support and walk the picket lines with our brothers and sisters on strike. Several members on strike shared their stories […]

Statement from Local 5 re: negotiations with Kyo-ya and Marriott

Statement from Robert Valera, a Sheraton Waikiki worker on strike and a member of our negotiations committee. He has been to every single negotiations with Kyo-ya and Marriott: “We’re hoping that Kyo-ya and Marriott can come back to bargaining table with a true settlement offer.” A true settlement offer is one that looks at the […]

Marriott Strike: Day 44 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 44 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 43. Rolling This Union On! Committee Meetings: Workplace committee leaders met yesterday, and they’re fully backing up their negotiating committee. If “One Job Should Be Enough” is going to mean anything, we need enough from the company to […]

Marriott Strike: Day 43 bulletin

View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 42. Who’s Got the Power?: Our momentum in this strike is growing. Kyo-ya knows that they will not have business as usual until they deliver a fair contract for their workers. Every day, we have picket lines, on-property leafleting, beach actions, and customer outreach. To date, hundreds of […]

Marriott Strike: Day 42

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 42 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 41. During our last negotiation session, we all stood up for housekeeping—bell department, front desk, cooks, stewarding, servers, everybody. Before this contract fight, a lot of us didn’t realize how hard the rooms are for them. Now we […]

Marriott Strike: Day 41 bulletin

View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 40. Negotiations update: We moved significantly in bargaining, thanks to the strength and unity we’ve shown on the picket lines. But the negotiations committee agreed that management’s proposal still wasn’t enough to preserve our benefits and give us real wage raises. But the company didn’t wish to keep […]

Marriott Strike: Day 40 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 40 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 39. Negotiations: We are making progress at the bargaining table and will resume negotiations today at 11am. We’re doing the right thing on the picket lines, keeping them energized and strong. Keep on dancing, keep on singing, keep […]