Coalition executive director update

Hal Ruddick, who has served as executive director of the Coalition of KP Unions for four years, is stepping down and Walter Allen, OPEIU Local 30 executive director, will be serving as the Coalition’s acting executive director. Allen released the following statement:...

Welcome UNITE HERE Local 5

UNITE HERE Local 5—representing LPNs, ward clerks and other health care workers employed at KP medical centers and offices on the islands—is the first UNITE HERE local to join the Coalition. Supported by Coalition-backed training and advocacy, union members have...