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United Airlines Food Service Workers Vote To Unionize Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

United Airlines Food Service Workers Vote To Unionize

Many of the workers in Honolulu are Pacific Islanders who rely on flight benefits to avoid paying for expensive trips back home to Micronesia.
2,700 Workers Strike At Popular Waikiki Hotels Cory Lum/Civil Beat

2,700 Workers Strike At Popular Waikiki Hotels

The work stoppage comes despite management agreement to subsidize worker housing.
Hawaii Unions Say Little Has Changed Since Landmark Janus Decision Cory Lum / Civil Beat

Hawaii Unions Say Little Has Changed Since Landmark Janus Decision

Union supporters had feared the opinion by U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority would erode union membership.
This Ballot Measure Is Sparking Intense Debate Over Hawaii’s Schools Cory Lum/Civil Beat

This Ballot Measure Is Sparking Intense Debate Over Hawaii’s Schools

The proposed constitutional amendment is already one of the most contentious issues to go before voters in the 2018 election.
United Airlines Catering Employees Will Vote On Unionizing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

United Airlines Catering Employees Will Vote On Unionizing

Workers in Honolulu are among those taking part in the election after the National Mediation Board rejected the airline's opposition.
Denby Fawcett: Has Carpenters Union Lost Some Of Its Political Muscle? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Denby Fawcett: Has Carpenters Union Lost Some Of Its Political Muscle?

Its super PACs have spent big money in recent elections, but its anointed candidates often lose. The latest example: Colleen Hanabusa.
Four Takeaways From Hawaii’s Pre-Primary Election Spending Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Four Takeaways From Hawaii’s Pre-Primary Election Spending

Gubernatorial candidate Colleen Hanabusa is the big winner in labor unions' super PAC sweepstakes, election reports show.
Union: Marriott Agrees To Subsidize Hotel Workers’ Housing Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Union: Marriott Agrees To Subsidize Hotel Workers’ Housing

Local 5 also says that the company has promised to install panic buttons in response to sexual harassment concerns.
Civil Beat Wins Right To Intervene In HPD Arbitration Case Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Civil Beat Wins Right To Intervene In HPD Arbitration Case

The news outlet has been seeking the report that gave Sgt. Darren Cachola his job back.
Hirono Bill Aims To Strengthen Unions Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Hirono Bill Aims To Strengthen Unions

Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono was joined by Democratic leaders a day after the Supreme Court ruled against organized labor to try to shore up membership.