Tag: Hawaii

Kaiser Permanente — Hawaii Nurses and Health Care Professionals Join Alliance

Originally published on about.kaiserpermanente.org. Hawaii Nurses and Healthcare Professionals, a new union representing approximately 975 Kaiser Permanente Hawaii registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and respiratory therapists, has joined the Alliance of Health Care Unions. The alliance comprises 22 Local Unions, including UNITE HERE; the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, or ILWU;…

Judge Narrows Muslim Ban in Defeat for Trump

President Donald Trump’s Muslim ban cannot stop grandparents and other relatives of United States citizens from entering the country, a judge said on Thursday. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu also opens the door for more refugees and deals in a fresh courtroom defeat following a…

Judges Freeze Muslim Ban

In separate rulings on Wednesday, two judges blocked President Donald Trump’s revised Muslim ban. U.S. District Judge Derrick K. Watson in Hawaii granted a temporary restraining order, ruling that not only is the ban discriminatory but it will also negatively impact the state. He points to Trump’s very own words…