After two years of coronavirus restrictions, the State Legislature returned to a busy opening day for its 32nd session on Wednesday, with House and Senate ceremonies filled with guests, music, [...]
As the legislative session begins in Hawaii, we wanted to share with you the priorities of our Government Affairs department. These priorities reflect our commitment to ensuring that public [...]
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This week’s rally fronting Kaahumanu Avenue demonstrated OUR UNION, OUR FAMILY! With more than 200 members, family, and friends on the rally line, we effectively proved that we are UPW […]
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MAUI HEALTH SYSTEM NURSE AIDES, RESPIRATORY THERAPISTS, HOUSEKEEPERS, COOKS, AND OTHER WORKERS TO HOLD INFORMATIONAL RALLY
KAHULUI, MAUI – After nine months of trying to negotiate a new contract with Maui Health System, nearly 500 nurse aides, respiratory therapists, housekeepers, cooks, and other workers are set [...]
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HARVARD PILGRIM HEALTH CARE INSTITUTE Boston, MA – Unionized healthcare workers earned better pay and received better non-cash benefits, with little difference in their work hours when [...]
“A Blue Collar Christmas” is a holiday event hosted by UPW in partnership with local organizations to serve keiki who are enrolled in programs under Catholic Charities of Hawaii.
Teams from the Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC) and Women's Community Correctional Center (WCCC) faced off in a volleyball tournament at Salt Lake District Park Gym on Saturday, November 19.
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In what turned out to be a big win for United Public Workers and our endorsed candidates, the 2022 General Election was a decided victory. Nearly all of our UPW […]
The UPW Convention kicked off on Friday, October 28, 2022. Delegates heard from the UPW-endorsed candidate for Governor, Josh Green. In his introduction of Green, State Director Kalani Werner [...]