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Hawaii Legislature Approves Public Worker Pay Raises 2020-06-27 [Honolulu Civil Beat]

Union Workers Hope to Stop Job Cuts at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser 2020-06-27 [Maui Now]

Hawaii Gov. David Ige’s plan for public worker pay cuts gets pushback 2020-04-17 [Star Advertiser]

Hawaii governor proposing a 20% pay cut to teachers, 10% reduction to other public workers, unions say 2020-04-16 [AP]

Hawaii health care workers on edge as outbreak hits home 2020-03-07 [HI News Now]

Bill Would Protect Workers Allowed to Use Medical Pot 2020-02-24 [USNews]

Airline catering workers rally for increased wages, benefits 2020-02-16 [Pacific Biz News]

Union Workers Rally at Honolulu Airport in Hawaii 2020-01-18 [ETN]

Food service strike continues into third and final day at airport 2019-12-23 [KITV]

Honolulu Airport Food Service Workers On Strike 2019-12-21 [Civil Beat]

Local 5 food service workers at HNL Airport on strike 2019-12-20 [KHON]

Honolulu Council OKs Requiring Union Labor For City Projects Over $2 Million 2019-10-11 [Honolulu Civil Beat]

Union alleges private security firm owes airport workers nearly $1M 2019-10-11 [HI News Now]

Labor union seeks $1M in back pay 2019-10-11 [Garden Island]

Honolulu council passes union construction bill 2019-10-10 [Pacific Biz News]

Union workers rally at the Modern Honolulu hotel 2019-09-18 [Star Advertiser]

One of four charged in IBEW conspiracy pleads guilty 2019-09-04 [KHON]

Union airline catering workers threaten strike on Oahu and Maui 2019-06-22 [Star Advertiser]

Union airline catering workers threaten strike on Oahu and Maui 2019-06-20 [Star Advertiser]

Hotel workers union reaches tentative deal with Hilton Hawaiian Village 2019-05-28 [Hawaii News Now]

Union protests at Waikiki hotels center around timeshare issues 2019-05-18 [Star Advertizer]

HI hotel will lay off 78 employees in planned closure 2019-05-06 [Garden Island]

Local 5 hotel workers vote in favor to authorize strike 2019-04-27 [KHON]

HI leads the nation in union membership 2019-03-24 [Garden Island]

News UNITE HERE Local 5 members at Hilton Hawaiian Village rally Friday 2019-03-09 [KITV 4 ABC]

Federal workers get their first post-shutdown paycheck ― and it’s a tiny one 2019-02-05 [Hawaii News Now]

State AFL-CIO still distributing food to workers 2019-01-27 [Maui News]

Even with govt reopening, resources like food, gas cards still available for impacted federal workers 2019-01-26 [HI News Now]

 VIDEO Silent march held for federal workers forced to work without pay 2019-01-18 [KHON]

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]

This month in labour history

This month in labour history

4-07-1840 Tenants in upstate New York issue a 'Declaration of Independence', beginning a five-year Anti-Rent War [more]

5-07-1934 Two strikers are killed fighting police, scabs, and the National Guard during the San Francisco longshoremen's strike [more]

6-07-1892 Striking workers defeat and force the surrender of Pinkerton agents during the Homestead Strike in Pennsylvania [more]

8-07-1966 The largest strike in aviation history begins, shutting down 60 per cent of the US airline industry for six weeks [more]

10-07-1902 112 miners die in an explosion in the Rolling Mill Mine in Pennsylvania [more]

12-07-1933 The Screen Actors Guild holds its first meeting. Among those attending: future horror movie star and union activist, Boris Karloff. [more]

15-07-1959 Half a million steelworkers across the country strike for a pay increase in their new contract [more]

16-07-1934 The San Francisco Labor Council calls a city-wide general strike in support of longshoremen, which succeeds in winning most of the workers' main demands after four days. [more]

18-07-1969 African American hopsital workers in South Carolina win union recognition after a 113-day strike [more]

20-07-1899 Newsboys in New York go on strike against press giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst [more]

21-07-1877 The government attempts to violently suppress the great railroad strike in Pennsylvania [more]

22-07-1916 A bomb was is set off during a parade in San Francisco, killing 10 and injuring 40. Labour organizer Tom Mooney,and Warren Billings, a shoe worker, were convicted of the crime, but both were pardoned 23 years later [more]

25-07-1907 Trotskyist labor organizer and leader of the 1934 Minneapolis teamsters' strike Farrell Dobbs is born [more]

26-07-1877 Thirty workers are killed in the Battle of Halsted Street Viaduct during the railroad strike in Chicago. [more]

29-07-1970 The United Farm Workers sign their first collective bargaining agreement with California grape growers [more]

30-07-1975 Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears from a parking lot in Oakland County and is never seen again [more]