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Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) issued the following statement on the National Labor Relations Board’s proposed rule change issued earlier this week that would modernize the process that workers use to decide if they want to form a union and improve the efficiency of the private sector election process.

Akaka supports National Labor Relations Board proposed rule change

Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI) issued the following statement on the National Labor Relations Board’s proposed rule change issued earlier this week that would modernize the process that workers use to decide if they want to form a union and improve the efficiency of the private sector election process.

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“I am pleased that the State has reached a settlement with the Hawai‘i State Teachers Association.  This was a collaborative effort with the Department of Education and Board of Education taking the lead in the negotiations, in coordination with the Administration’s negotiating team. I appreciate the hard work and commitment of all the parties involved in the negotiations.

Statement by Governor Linda Lingle on HSTA settlement

“I am pleased that the State has reached a settlement with the Hawai‘i State Teachers Association. This was a collaborative effort with the Department of Education and Board of Education taking the lead in the negotiations, in coordination with the Administration’s negotiating team. I appreciate the hard work and commitment of all the parties involved […]

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"We are disappointed that UHPA leaders are recommending that its members reject the university's best and final offer. We are experiencing a record increase in enrollment. At the same time, we face at least a $154 million shortfall in our budgets over the next two years. We believe that our offer is reasonable and look forward to a resolution of our bargaining efforts that best serves our students and the mission of our university."

Statement from University of Hawaii administration on collective bargaining

“We are disappointed that UHPA leaders are recommending that its members reject the university’s best and final offer. We are experiencing a record increase in enrollment. At the same time, we face at least a $154 million shortfall in our budgets over the next two years. We believe that our offer is reasonable and look […]

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Governor Lingle addresses the state budget and union negotiations

Governor Lingle addresses the state budget and union negotiations

MEDIA RELEASE In response to continued economic challenges facing Hawai`i and the impact this is having on the state’s ability to balance the budget, Governor Lingle delivered a web address to the people of Hawai`i to provide an update on the State budget, public employee union labor negotiations and binding arbitration with the Hawai`i Government […]

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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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Hawaiian Airlines pilots open strike authorization voting, picket Honolulu Airport

Hawaiian Airlines pilots open strike authorization voting, picket Honolulu Airport

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Hundreds of Hawaiian Airlines pilots conducted informational picketing outside Honolulu International Airport Tuesday as the pilots’ union began asking Hawaiian cockpit crewmembers to give their union leadership the authority to go on strike. The pilots are protesting two-and-a-half years of stalled contract negotiations and six years of bankruptcy-imposed contract terms. The […]

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Unions notified of over 1,100 possible state job cuts

Unions notified of over 1,100 possible state job cuts

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – State Director of Human Resources Development Marie Laderta today notified the United Public Workers and the Hawai‘i Government Employees Association of possible reductions in force (RIF) of more than 1,100 state employees covered by collective bargaining agreements. “This is the first step necessary to begin the notification period under reduction in […]

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