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Hawaii women earn 85 cents to a man’s dollar

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                                According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, union members accounted for 23.7% of Hawaii’s wage and salary workers as compared with 10.8% nationwide. Resting in the women’s locker room after their shift Friday were Queen Kapiolani Hotel housekeepers Ronalyn Gomez, above left, Rebecca Ventura and Pat Agonoy. They are Local 5 members. Local 5 union workers make the same rate for their respective jobs regardless of their gender.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, union members accounted for 23.7% of Hawaii’s wage and salary workers as compared with 10.8% nationwide. Resting in the women’s locker room after their shift Friday were Queen Kapiolani Hotel housekeepers Ronalyn Gomez, above left, Rebecca Ventura and Pat Agonoy. They are Local 5 members. Local 5 union workers make the same rate for their respective jobs regardless of their gender.

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                                Queen Kapiolani Hotel housekeeper Ronalyn Gomez checks her schedule.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Queen Kapiolani Hotel housekeeper Ronalyn Gomez checks her schedule.

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, union members accounted for 23.7% of Hawaii’s wage and salary workers as compared with 10.8% nationwide. Resting in the women’s locker room after their shift Friday were Queen Kapiolani Hotel housekeepers Ronalyn Gomez, above left, Rebecca Ventura and Pat Agonoy. They are Local 5 members. Local 5 union workers make the same rate for their respective jobs regardless of their gender.
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Queen Kapiolani Hotel housekeeper Ronalyn Gomez checks her schedule.