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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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HSTA schedules contract vote (Jan. 19)

HSTA schedules contract vote (Jan. 19)

Hawaii 24/7 Staff The Hawaii State Teachers Association members are set to vote Thursday, Jan. 19 to ratify a new 6-year contract that includes a back-loaded pay raise and 50 percent contribution to medical insurance coverage seen in other state contracts. In addition, the teachers union has scheduled an informational meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. […]

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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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Hawaiian Electric Company, its subsidiaries and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1260, have reached a tentative settlement for their labor contract.

Hawaiian Electric reaches tentative settlement with labor union

Hawaiian Electric Company, its subsidiaries and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 1260, have reached a tentative settlement for their labor contract.

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Hawaii Community Correctional Facility employees picketed the United Public Worker's union office in Hilo. The UPW represents them or hasn't been representing them according to the sign-waving workers.

Corrections workers picket UPW union office in Hilo

Hawaii Community Correctional Facility employees picketed the United Public Worker’s union office in Hilo. The UPW represents them or hasn’t been representing them according to the sign-waving workers.

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Corrections workers plan to picket UPW Hall today (Jan 26)

This will be a peaceful demonstration and we are encouraging our families to come, because these are the people who are the ones ultimately affected. Our goal is to allow our voices to be heard. We all understand that as a State everyone must make sacrifices, but we are pleading that we deserve to be […]

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Hawaiian Airlines pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) have ratified a tentative contract agreement, the latest sign that the airline industry and the piloting profession are recovering from the bankruptcy doldrums of the past decade.
 
Ninety percent of the HAL pilots eligible to vote cast ballots, with 83 percent of the group voting in favor of the agreement – a more than four-to-one margin.

Hawaiian Airlines pilots endorse new contract

Hawaiian Airlines pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) have ratified a tentative contract agreement, the latest sign that the airline industry and the piloting profession are recovering from the bankruptcy doldrums of the past decade. Ninety percent of the HAL pilots eligible to vote cast ballots, with 83 percent of the […]

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Voting opened today on a proposed new contract for 436 Hawaiian Airlines pilots, as union leaders said they had accomplished all of their goals of fair pay, retirement security and quality of life for the pilot group.
 
Online voting for the tentative agreement, which was hammered out with the assistance of the National Mediation Board after a final, grueling two-week negotiation session last month, will continue until January 14, said Capt. Eric Sampson, chairman of the HAL Master Executive Council of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA).

Hawaiian Airlines pilots start voting on new contract

Voting opened today on a proposed new contract for 436 Hawaiian Airlines pilots, as union leaders said they had accomplished all of their goals of fair pay, retirement security and quality of life for the pilot group. Online voting for the tentative agreement, which was hammered out with the assistance of the National Mediation Board […]

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Union employees at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald newspaper staged informational picketing Monday (Dec 21) in front of their newspaper's office on Kinoole Street in Hilo.

Hawaii Tribune-Herald workers picket newspaper in Hilo

Union employees at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald newspaper staged informational picketing Monday (Dec 21) in front of their newspaper’s office on Kinoole Street in Hilo.

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald employees were notified Tuesday (Dec. 1) that the company is cancelling the contract with the Hawaii Newspaper Guild which represents approximately 50 newsroom and advertising staff members at the newspaper.

Hawaii Tribune-Herald cancelling contract with employees

Hawaii Tribune-Herald employees were notified Tuesday (Dec. 1) that the company is cancelling the contract with the Hawaii Newspaper Guild which represents approximately 50 newsroom and advertising staff members at the newspaper.

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Hawaiian Airlines pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), declared today that they believe their contract negotiations are at an impasse and asked the federal government to release them from mediation, a process that could start the clock for a future pilots’ strike at the airline.

Hawaiian Airlines pilots say union negotiation at impasse

Hawaiian Airlines pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), declared today that they believe their contract negotiations are at an impasse and asked the federal government to release them from mediation, a process that could start the clock for a future pilots’ strike at the airline.

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Governor Linda Lingle issued the following statement today regarding a preliminary settlement with the Hawai‘i State Teachers Association (HSTA): 

“I appreciate the Department and Board of Education taking the lead in these negotiations, in coordination with my negotiation team, to work toward reaching an agreement with the HSTA that is in the best interest of teachers, our students and the general public, and that recognizes our growing budget shortfall.

Governor Lingle statement on HSTA preliminary settlement

Governor Linda Lingle issued the following statement today regarding a preliminary settlement with the Hawai‘i State Teachers Association (HSTA): “I appreciate the Department and Board of Education taking the lead in these negotiations, in coordination with my negotiation team, to work toward reaching an agreement with the HSTA that is in the best interest of […]

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Hawaiian Airlines pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), announced today that they have voted to authorize their elected union representatives to conduct a lawful withdrawal of service if contract talks do not result in a new collective bargaining agreement. An overwhelming 98 percent of the pilots responding voted to support the strike ballot, which opened on August 25.

Hawaiian Airlines pilots authorize strike

Hawaiian Airlines pilots, represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), announced today that they have voted to authorize their elected union representatives to conduct a lawful withdrawal of service if contract talks do not result in a new collective bargaining agreement. An overwhelming 98 percent of the pilots responding voted to support the […]

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Hawaiian Airlines pilots open center to prepare for possible strike

Hawaiian Airlines pilots open center to prepare for possible strike

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaiian Airlines Pilots Open Strategic Preparedness Center, Prepare Strike Authorization Vote HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines pilots represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Intl. opened a new Strategic Preparedness Center at Honolulu International Airport Tuesday, setting the stage for a strike authorization vote if the latest round of federal mediation doesn’t bear fruit […]

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