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Letter: Use Kyo-ya deal as basis for others


    Local 5 union president Gemma Weinstein reacts with fellow hotel workers after ratification of a new contract negotiation at the Ala Moana Hotel on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Honolulu. Local 5 hotel workers voted on a new contract that passed with 99.6% approval from about 1000 union members. The ratification will end the 51-day strike against several major hotels owned by Kyo-ya and managed by Marriott.

After a long and costly hotel union workers’ strike for higher wages, it would seem that the remaining hotels who have not negotiated a new contract with Unite Here Local 5 would sign as soon as possible (“Strike’s end means 5 hotels down, about 15 more to go,” Star-Advertiser, Nov. 29). Read more

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