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 […]

Marriott Strike: Day 39 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 39 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 38. “Red Out” Action: Yesterday, all 4 Waikiki hotels marched down to Marriott corporate offices in Waikiki. We chanted “Marriott Unfair”… because they are “UNFAIR!” Hundreds of striking workers let Marriott know that we are more fired up […]

Marriott Strike: Day 38 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 38 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 37. Pour It On! We are getting stronger! There were 100 more members that participated on the strike lines last week than on the first week of our strike! We proved to them that we are strong and […]

Marriott Strike: Day 37 bulletin

View PDF version of Marriott Strike Day 37 bulletin here. View all photos from Marriott Strike Day 36. Day 37: Because We’re Worth It “This strike opened up my eyes. When we go back, we will know so much more about ourselves. We will go back stronger, wiser and clearer about where we stand with […]