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Hawaii Government Employees Association

New Law Creates New HGEA Bargaining Unit

From a press release Tuesday (June 25): For the first time in 34 years, the Hawaii Government Employees…

HGEA Unit 13 Rejects State’s Contract Settlement Offer

The Hawaii Government Employees Association’s Unit 13, which represents some 8,100 professional and scientific employees, has rejected the state’s two-year…

Funding for HGEA, HSTA, UPW Union Contract Agreements Approved

Hawaii lawmakers passed bills in conference committee this morning to fund the pay raises and better health benefits that…

HGEA’s Unit 8 Reaches 2-Year Agreement With UH, State

From a press release Wednesday (April 24): The Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA) today announced that…

HGEA: Tentative Agreement Reached With State, County Governments

From a press release Saturday (April 20): The Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA) today announced that the union’s…
HGEA Cashing In On ‘Favored Nation’ Perk Sara Lin/Civil Beat

HGEA Cashing In On ‘Favored Nation’ Perk

Hawaii's largest public worker union gets pay cuts restored for some members.

UPW, HGEA Endorse Caldwell for Mayor

For two of the state’s largest public employee unions —  Hawaii Government Employees Association (HGEA) and United Public Workers (UPW) — Kirk Caldwell…

Still No Resolution on HGEA’s Favored Nation Perk

Union has met informally with governor's negotiator, but still no agreement.
As HGEA Invokes ‘Favored Nation’ Clause, Who Got Better Deal?

As HGEA Invokes ‘Favored Nation’ Clause, Who Got Better Deal?

In light of UPW agreement, state's largest union wants to reopen labor talks.

HGEA Endorses Hanabusa, Hirono

The Hawaii Government Employees Association announced on Tuesday that it is endorsing Rep. Colleen Hanabusa for re-election in the House…
Newsmaker: Watch the Interview With HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira

Newsmaker: Watch the Interview With HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira

UPDATED Leader of the state's largest union talks budget realities and the standoff between the governor and teachers.
HGEA: Public Nurse Pay ‘Woefully’ Behind Private Sector

HGEA: Public Nurse Pay ‘Woefully’ Behind Private Sector

HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira says wage gap is too large.
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