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DOE announces Principal Roundtable for upcoming school year

After a recruitment and selection process of nearly two months, the Hawaii State Department of Education (DOE) is announcing a new Deputy Superintendent’s Principal Roundtable for the upcoming 2014-15 school year. The Roundtable is designed to engage with principals directly to improve communication, garner feedback, develop collaborative solutions to critical challenges, and identify individuals for […]

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County of Hawai`i Mayor Billy Kenoi today announced a new two-year agreement with the Hawai`i Government Employees Association that continues a limited county furlough program to save an estimated $2.1 million per year.

The agreement calls for HGEA members to accept furloughs of one day per month for the two-year period that began July 1, 2011. That equates to a pay reduction of 4.615 percent from pay levels in effect before furloughs first took effect last year.

Hawaii County and HGEA agree to work furloughs of one day per month

County of Hawai`i Mayor Billy Kenoi today announced a new two-year agreement with the Hawai`i Government Employees Association that continues a limited county furlough program to save an estimated $2.1 million per year. The agreement calls for HGEA members to accept furloughs of one day per month for the two-year period that began July 1, […]

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“Without accusations and confrontation, the state and six of the seven bargaining units of the Hawai'i Government Employees Association have come to an agreement that brings an end to Furlough Fridays and produces the savings needed to help balance the budget in our financial plan.

Gov. Abercrombie on the HGEA ratification vote

“Without accusations and confrontation, the state and six of the seven bargaining units of the Hawai’i Government Employees Association have come to an agreement that brings an end to Furlough Fridays and produces the savings needed to help balance the budget in our financial plan.

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State reaches agreement with HGEA

State reaches agreement with HGEA

MEDIA RELEASE The State of Hawaii and counties have concluded a contract agreement with the Hawaii Government Employees Association, Gov. Neil Abercrombie announced Wednesday. Over the next two years, the agreement will save the state about $65 million for fiscal year 2012 and $59 million for fiscal year 2013. Details of the two-year contract from […]

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Public libraries begin furlough days

Public libraries begin furlough days

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Public Library System (HSPLS) has completed negotiations with the Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA) on a Supplemental Agreement for the Fiscal Biennium (2009-2011). The Hawaii State Public Library System implemented “Furlough Days” beginning on this week. According to the HSPLS-HGEA Supplemental Agreement, all full-time HGEA employees within HSPLS will be […]

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Lingle's weekly radio address: Union settlement

Lingle’s weekly radio address: Union settlement

Aloha, I am pleased that HGEA members ratified the agreement reached between their union leadership, the state and county governments. They recognized that the type of shared sacrifice embodied in the agreement is necessary to help see our state through the unprecedented budget crisis we are experiencing. State and county employees work hard and serve […]

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Following the ratification by Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) members of a new two-year contract, Governor Linda Lingle today announced details of a plan that calls for two furlough days per month for the next 20 months for state employees that will start on Friday, October 23, 2009.

State furlough plan begins Friday (Oct 23)

Following the ratification by Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) members of a new two-year contract, Governor Linda Lingle today announced details of a plan that calls for two furlough days per month for the next 20 months for state employees that will start on Friday, October 23, 2009.

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Lingle issues statement on HGEA ratification

Lingle issues statement on HGEA ratification

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle released the following statement on the ratification by Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA) members of a new two-year contract: I am pleased that HGEA members ratified the agreement reached between HGEA leadership and the state and counties. HGEA members clearly recognized that the type of shared sacrifice embodied in our […]

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Governor Linda Lingle will address the people of Hawai‘i, via a live webcast, to provide an update on the State budget, public employee union labor negotiations and binding arbitration with the Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) and United Public Workers (UPW).

Thursday, September 3, 2009
3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

The Web address will be carried live on the Governor’s website at www.hawaii.gov/gov

Governor Lingle webcast Thursday 3 p.m on state budget and union negotiations

Governor Linda Lingle will address the people of Hawai‘i, via a live webcast, to provide an update on the State budget, public employee union labor negotiations and binding arbitration with the Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) and United Public Workers (UPW). Thursday, September 3, 2009 3:00 – 3:30 p.m. The Web address will be carried […]

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State Attorney General on HGEA furlough case

State Attorney General on HGEA furlough case

MEDIA RELEASE BY STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL MARK BENNETT “Governor Linda Lingle and I have reviewed the final judgment of Judge Karl Sakamoto in the case brought by the Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) against the State, seeking an injunction against Governor Lingle’s decision to implement three furlough days per month for state employees. The State […]

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