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Hawaii Government Employees Association

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.

All HGEA Units But Nurses Ratify New Contract

Six of seven bargaining units in state's largest union approve two-year deal.
HGEA Deal = Less Pay For Less Work

HGEA Deal = Less Pay For Less Work

Hawaii state and county workers would take 5 percent cut, but work nine fewer days.
Hawaii Agrees To New HGEA Labor Contract

Hawaii Agrees To New HGEA Labor Contract

UPDATED Two-year contract covering state and counties calls for a 5 percent cut in base pay.
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