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Strike might affect dentists’ return for isle convention

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Local 5 union workers picketed at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach on Thursday in retaliation for the nonunion hotel supplying employees who were willing to work as strikebreakers at the striking hotels. The union also began picketing the Hawai‘i Convention Center on Thursday.

With 16,500 registered attendees and guests wrapping up the state’s largest convention of the year in the middle of a hotel workers strike, the American Dental Association left town without committing to another visit — a booking the Hawai‘i Convention Center typically counts on for Waikiki. Read more

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