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Marriott workers strike for higher wages

  • Video: Craig T. Kojima

    Thousands of Unite Here Local 5 hotel workers went on strike Monday, October 7, 2018, at five Marriott-operated hotels in Honolulu and on Maui demanding pay raises and safer working conditions.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Above, Unite Here Local 5 hotel workers picketed Monday at Sheraton Waikiki. Negotiations stalled after the unions proposed a wage increase of $3 an hour and the company countered with a 70-cent increase an hour to be divided between wages and benefits.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Lilibeth Herrell, an organizer for Unite Here Local 5, led pickets at Sheraton Waikiki on Monday.

In Hawaii’s largest hotel strike in nearly 30 years, 2,700 Unite Here Local 5 hotel workers from five Marriott-operated hotels in Waikiki and on Maui walked off the job Monday, demanding better wages and job security. Read more

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