More than 200 Unite Here Local 5 employees approved a new three-year contract with management at Maui's Kaanapali Beach Club Jan. 13.


The agreement includes new job-security language for employees at the timeshare property along with hourly wage increases and larger employer 401(k) savings contributions retroactive to April 2011.

Union workers at the Sheraton Maui, the only other Valley Isle hotel property represented by Unite Here Local 5, settled their contract with management last spring.

Around 500 Local 5 union employees are still working without a contract at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki and continue to support a consumer boycott of the Oahu property and 16 other Hyatt hotels across the nation that began in June 2011.
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