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Supreme Court's actions buoy Pacific Beach workers

The justices avoid getting involved in the battle between a hotel and a union

By Allison Schaefers

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 27, 2012

~~<p>A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday not to hear an appeal from Pacific Beach Hotel reaffirmed the rights of workers but did not end the lengthy labor dispute between the Waikiki hotel and the International Longshore &amp; Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 142.</p>
<p>&quot;It means that we were right all along and we've been continually right all along,&quot; said Tom Cestare, Hawaii officer-in-charge for the National Labor Relations Board.</p>
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A decision from the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday not to hear an appeal from Pacific Beach Hotel reaffirmed the rights of workers but did not end the lengthy labor dispute between the Waikiki hotel and the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 142.

"It means that we were right all along and we've been continually right all along," said Tom Cestare, Hawaii officer-in-charge for the National Labor Relations Board. Login for more...



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