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51-day strike that includes Sheraton Maui Resort ends 2018-11-29 [Maui News]

Hawaii Hotels And Union Reach Agreement On Contract 2018-11-28 [Honolulu Civil Beat]

Hotel workers ratify contract to end 51-day strike 2018-11-28 [Star Advertiser]

Hawaii hotel workers slated to remain on strike through Thanksgiving 2018-11-21 [Hawaii News Now]

Hotel workers remain on strike after latest offer rejected 2018-11-20 [The National Post]

Honeymooners sue over Hawaii hotel workers strike 2018-11-12 [WAFB]

Hotel workers strike drags on, taking a toll on picketers and businesses 2018-11-09 [Hawaii News Now]

After a month, no resolution in sight to strike at 5 Hawaii hotels 2018-11-09 [Hawaii News Now]

Some hotel workers in CA reach a deal, but Hawaii’s strike continues 2018-11-05 [Hawaii News Now]

Hotel strike day 21: Noise still ticking off visitors, though some understand 2018-10-29 [Now]

Kyo-Ya, Marriot meet with Local 5 union as negotiations continue 2018-10-28 [KITV]

Kyo-ya, Marriott to meet with Local 5 union over labor concerns 2018-10-20 [KHON]

'An utterly awful experience': Hawaiian hotel strike continues to disrupt Kiwi tourists 2018-10-19 [The Herald]

Union representing Sheraton local files unfair labor charge 2018-10-18 [Maui News]

Officials fear Hawaii hotel worker strike could go into 2019 2018-10-15 [Albany Times Union]

Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts ‘ready to welcome’ striking employees back 2018-10-14 [Pacific Biz News]

Marriott Hawaii Strike: A travelers nightmare unfolding at Sheraton Hotels 2018-10-14 [eTurboNews]

Marriott hotel workers' strike continues as no negotiation plans are made 2018-10-12 [KHON]

2,700 hotel workers at 5 Waikiki hotels go on strike 2018-10-10 [HI News Now]

2,700 workers at major Hawaii hotels join national strike 2018-10-09 [AP]

2,700 workers at major Hawaii hotels join national strike 2018-10-09 [KVEO]

Marriott hotel workers begin strike in Hawaii 2018-10-08 [Pacific Business News]

Hotel Workers Strike In San Francisco But Stay On The Job In Hawaii 2018-10-06 [Honolulu Civil Beat]

Hawaii hotel workers vote to authorize strike on Marriott 2018-09-12 [KHON]

Thousands Poised To Strike At Some Of Waikiki’s Biggest Hotels 2018-09-11 [Civil Beat]

Thousands of Waikiki hotel workers plan strike vote 2018-09-11 [Hawaii News Now]

Verizon CWA workers approve new four-year contract 2018-08-13 [Reuters]

New Mural Commemorates Dock Workers Struggles in Hilo 2018-08-02 [Now]

Hawai‘i Unions Representing 130,000 Workers Endorse Gabbard 2018-07-19 [Now]

Why Union Support Matters In The Hawaii Governor’s Race 2018-07-13 [Honolulu Civil Beat]

Hawaii AT&T workers say company urged them to use unethical tactics — and then fired them 2018-06-24 [HI News Now]

Should Hawaii Hotels Help Their Workers Buy Homes? 2018-06-19 [Honolulu Civil Beat]

The not-so-sweet story of how Filipino workers tried to take on Big Sugar in Hawaii 2018-05-31 [Timeline]

United Airlines Resists Honolulu Worker Effort To Unionize 2018-05-21 [Civil Beat]

Hyatt Centric Waikiki Hotel workers vote yes to unionize 2018-04-05 [KITV]

Honolulu police chief defends reassignment of union leaders 2018-03-17 [SFChronicle]

Lowest-paid workers lose at Legislature — again 2018-03-10 [TGI]

Support the freedom of people to join labor unions 2018-03-05 [Maui News]

Looming Supreme Court Case Could Weaken Unions 2018-02-28 [Honolulu Civil Beat]

In an era of #MeToo, hotel workers union eyes panic buttons for housekeepers 2018-02-13 [Hawaii News]

Workers picket Hawaii hotel after concierge jobs outsourced 2018-01-28 [The National Post]

Royal Hawaiian concierge workers strike ahead of subcontract 2018-01-27 [KITV]

Thousands of Pearl Harbor shipyard face furloughs amid shutdown 2018-01-22 [News Now]

Golf Channel cameramen walk out on coverage amid Sony Open 2018-01-15 [The Star-Advertiser]

Union workers get more than $1 million after being underpaid for years 2017-12-23 [KHON]

63 Waikiki hotel workers walk off job for 1-day strike 2017-10-21 [News&Observer]

UNITE HERE Local 5 Union Workers Strike at Ilikai Hotel after Aqua-Aston Hospitality Refuses to Settle a Fair Contract 2017-10-20 [Biz Wire]

Hawaii Considers Radical Idea to Make Life in Paradise a Little Easier 2017-07-25 [Mother Jones]

 VIDEO Honolulu Airport workers threaten OSHA complaint over construction dust issues 2017-07-06 [Hawaii News Now]

Union for some Matson workers threatens to strike over labor dispute 2017-06-27 [Hawaii News Now]

This month in labour history

1-12-1946 130,000 Oakland, USA workers go on general strike. [more]

1-12-1955 Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus, sparking the Montgomery bus boycott. [more]

4-12-1970 Cesar Chavez sentenced to 20 days in jail for not calling off United Farm Workers boycott of lettuce grower Bud Antle Inc. [more]

5-12-1955 The two main union federations in the USA merge to form the AFL-CIO, electing George Meany as president, [more]

6-12-1907 The worst mining disaster in American history occurs when an explosion in a Monongah mine in West Virginia kills 361 miners. [more]

7-12-1896 In Chicago, 11 activists found the National Union of Steam Engineers of America; the forerunner of International Union of Operating Engineers. [more]

8-12-1886 The American Federation of Labor (AFL) is founded by 26 craft unions. Samuel Gompers is elected president. [more]

8-12-2001 230 jailed teachers in Middletown Township, NJ, ordered freed after agreement to end 9day strike & enter mediation. [more]

8-12-1916 Bernice Fisher born. US civil rights activist, union organizer, original founder of Congress of Racial Equality. [more]

13-12-1924 Samuel Gompers, founder of the American Federation of Labor, dies. [more]

14-12-1995 Boeing machinists in the US win a pay rise and an imporved health plan after a 69 day strike. [more]

14-12-1852 American Socialist Daniel De Leon born. Trade union organiser, journalist and Marxist theoretician who died in 1914. [more]

19-12-1983 Greyhound bus strike ends when members of Amalgamated Transit Union ratify a contract that slashes wages & benefits by 15% [more]

19-12-1907 A group of 239 coal miners die during a mine explosion in Jacobs Creek, Pennsylvania. [more]

21-12-1916 Emma Tenayuca, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]

21-12-1919 Emma Goldman is deported to Russia as part of a post-war crackdown on union and left-wing activists. [more]

23-12-1908 AFL officers are found in contempt of court for urging a labor boycott of Buck's Stove and Range Co. in St Louis. [more]

24-12-1913 Seventy three striking miners and their families die in a stampede at the Italian Hall in Calumet, Michigan, after an unknown man enters shouting 'Fire!' [more]

24-12-1913 The Italian Hall Disaster in Calumet, Michigan, results in the death of 73 Christmas party goers held by striking miners. [more]

25-12-1904 Philip Vera Cruz, labour leader & activist in Asian American civil rights movement, is born. Co-founder of United Farm Workers' Union. [more]

25-12-1910 Bomb destroys part of the Llewellyn Ironworks in Los Angeles where a bitter strike is ongoing. [more]

26-12-1877 First national convention of the Socialist Labor Party, the first Marxist party founded in the USA. [more]

27-12-1943 President Roosevelt seizes railroads to avoid a national strike. [more]

29-12-2006 More than 15,000 United Steel Workers members at 16 Goodyear Tire & Rubber plants end an 86-day strike, ratify three-year contract. [more]

30-12-1936 The most famous of the Depression-era "sit down" strikes in the US begins at GM's Fisher Body plant in Flint, Michigan. [more]

30-12-1936 The United Auto Workers union stages its first sit-down strike. [more]

30-12-1899 In the back room of Behrens’ cigar shop in Sedalia, Missiouri, US, 33 railroad clerks form Local Lodge Number 1 of the Order of the Railroad Clerks of America. [more]

31-12-1969 Murder of Joseph Yablonski, United Mine Workers labor leader, by killers hired by a union political opponent. [more]

31-12-1969 Rank-and-file UMWA activist Jock Yablonski is murdered along with his family by hitmen acting on the orders of union president. [more]