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Unite Here Local 5 Workers Ratify Contract With Kyo-ya

Allison Schaefers Honolulu Star Advertiser
Hawaii hotel workers ended a 51-day strike Tuesday with the ratification of a new contract that would bring them up to $6.13 an hour in pay and benefit hikes over four years.

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Will Kiosks And Robots Replace Hotel Workers?

Stewart Yerton Honolulu Civil Beat
The concerns of hotel workers come at a time when jobs once reserved for people are increasingly being replaced by machines and mobile phone apps. It’s no longer just factory workers being replaced by robots — or even cashiers and clerks.
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