Labor dispute ruling comes down for Waikiki hotel

Photo courtesy: Pacific Beach Hotel.
Photo courtesy: Pacific Beach Hotel.

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A labor dispute at the Pacific Beach Hotel has become the basis for an important court ruling.

The Ninth Circuit has ruled that the General Council for The National Labor Relations Board can file temporary injunctions against an employer without the board's approval of the petition.

This is the latest of a long line of administrative and court rulings against the Waikiki hotel, which has been repeatedly found guilty of violating federal labor laws.

The International Longshore and Warehouse Union (IWLU) says the hotel used changes of management contractors to repeatedly make employees reapply for their old jobs.

A few week ago, a judge ordered the hotel to rehire several fire employees with pay back.

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