Posted at 3:20 p.m., Monday, February 12, 2007
Kahala Hotel & Resort workers ratify 4-year contract
Advertiser StaffUnion workers at the Kahala Hotel & Resort ratified a new four-year contract last weekend, union UNITE HERE Local 5 announced today.
The contract, which covers about 435 employees, is similar to those already ratified at other hotels represented by Local 5, including the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa and the four Sheraton hotels on O'ahu. It includes increased medical and pension benefits, wage hikes and lighter housekeeping workloads, and double-time pay for tipped workers on sick leave.
Local 5 said 99 percent of the union employees who voted chose to ratify the new contract.
Local 5 has yet to reach contract agreements for employees at the Ala Moana Hotel, the Hale Koa Hotel, the Waikiki Resort Hotel, the Holiday Inn Waikiki Hotel and the Best Western the Plaza Hotel - Honolulu International Airport.