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Governor, BOE, DOE, HSTA sign 4-year teacher contract

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi, Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) President Wil Okabe, and other members of the state and HSTA negotiating teams have signed a four-year agreement for a new teachers contract. The execution of the contract followed last night’s ratification of the contract by HSTA’s membership of the state’s public […]

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Hawaii teachers ratify four-year contract

Public school teachers to see equivalent of a 3 percent pay increase above the restored 5 percent cut

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Governor statement on ratification of teacher agreement

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie responded to Wednesday evening’s announcement by the Hawaii State Teachers Association that its membership has voted to ratify the contract agreement reached between the state and teachers union on March 24. Abercrombie stated: “The teachers’ ratification of this contract is a positive milestone for public education in Hawaii. We can […]

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State, HSTA reach tentative agreement

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi, and Board of Education (BOE) Chairman Don Horner announced Sunday that a tentative agreement has been reached between the State of Hawaii and the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA). The four-year tentative agreement that the HSTA will now take to its members for ratification, includes annual pay […]

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DOE, HSTA joint statement

MEDIA RELEASE On Monday, March 4, the state Department of Education received a written request from the Hawaii State Teachers Association to engage in mediation to assist the parties in reaching an agreement regarding the teachers’ contract. The DOE, together with the governor and state Board of Education representatives, agreed and responded affirmatively to HSTA. […]

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State continues to seek ‘meaningful, fair’ HSTA agreement

MEDIA RELEASE The State negotiations team has notified the Hawaii State Teachers Association it cannot responsibly accept its latest proposal, which would cost the State $1,050,445,815 over four years, mostly in additional compensation and benefit expenses. On Dec. 5, 2012 the State offered HSTA $49.2 million in pay increases – 2 percent annual increases for […]

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Union turns down state’s major offer for teachers

MEDIA RELEASE The state’s negotiating team presented a comprehensive settlement offer to the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) hoping to reach a resolution for public school teachers and students. Tuesday evening, HSTA’s negotiating team responded that it was unwilling to accept the offer. The state’s settlement offer for a 2013-15 contract included: * $49 million […]

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Governor statement on HSTA mediation outcome

MEDIA RELEASE On Aug. 20, 2012 the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) and the State of Hawaii agreed to engage the help of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service to resolve our differences for the sake of students and school teachers. The Federal Mediator informed the state on Thursday, Oct. 4 that HSTA will no […]

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Governor encourages HSTA to resume talks

Governor encourages HSTA to resume talks

MEDIA RELEASE After 10 months of hearings before the Hawaii Labor Relations Board, the state and Hawaii State Teachers Association will begin working on briefs to be submitted to the board, which will make a decision on the case. In July 2011, the HSTA filed the case with HLRB over the state’s implementation of the […]

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HSTA president's statement on 'No' vote

HSTA president’s statement on ‘No’ vote

The following statement was issued Thursday, Jan. 19 by Hawaii State Teachers Association president Wil Okabe: Mahalo to each of you who came out to vote on the proposed new contract. I talked to hundreds of you this week personally and at some of the polling locations. I could tell from the questions many teachers […]

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Statements on reaching an initial agreement with HSTA

Statements on reaching an initial agreement with HSTA

Hawaii 24/7 Staff The state of Hawaii and the Hawaii State Teachers Association on Friday night agreed on moving forward for transforming education. Both sides have reached an initial agreement. Gov. Neil Abercrombie, Department of Education Schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi and Board of Education Chairman Don Horner issued the following joint statement: “We are pleased […]

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Statement by Abercrombie on HSTA ruling

Statement by Abercrombie on HSTA ruling

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the Hawaii State Teachers Association’s contention that the state Labor Relations Board (HLRB) is not appropriately handling the case. The Supreme Court noted the relief requested by HSTA, a petition for a writ of mandamus, is not appropriate in these circumstances. Last week, the state Ethics […]

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Joint statement in response to HSTA letter

Joint statement in response to HSTA letter

MEDIA RELEASE On the evening of Aug. 6, the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) sent a letter to Gov. Neil Abercrombie. Abercrombie, Schools Superintendent Kathy Matayoshi and Board of Education Chairman Don Horner issued the following statement Monday: “Since negotiations with Hawaii State Teachers Association began last fall, we have been committed to finding a […]

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Education, HSTA update from Abercrombie

Education, HSTA update from Abercrombie

MEDIA RELEASE The office of Gov. Neil Abercrombie released the following summary and update about public education and HSTA: Summary The Abercrombie Administration came into office needing to cover a state budget deficit of $1.3 billion. Abercrombie called on everyone in Hawaii to make a shared sacrifice to emerge from these challenging times. For many […]

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