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Hawaii State Teachers Association

Teachers Union Launches Website for New Contract

Teachers Union Launches Website for New Contract

Negotiations set to resume this month but HSTA less than optimistic.
Hawaii Supreme Court: Labor Board Must Explain Delay in HSTA Case

Hawaii Supreme Court: Labor Board Must Explain Delay in HSTA Case

Hawaii teachers union had also wanted court to force a prompt ruling.
Federal Mediation Fails In Teacher Contract Dispute

Federal Mediation Fails In Teacher Contract Dispute

Governor blames union leaders for stalled negotiations.
Turnout Fell When Hawaii Teachers Voted On Contract For Second Time

Turnout Fell When Hawaii Teachers Voted On Contract For Second Time

HSTA president releases turnout after mounting pressure.
Off The Beat: Hawaii Teachers Deserve to Know Re-Vote Turnout

Off The Beat: Hawaii Teachers Deserve to Know Re-Vote Turnout

HSTA leadership hides turnout numbers despite opposition from dues-paying teachers.
Who Should Lead Hawaii’s Teachers Union?

Who Should Lead Hawaii’s Teachers Union?

Two candidates vying to be HSTA president. Ballots go out today.
Timing Is Everything: Hawaii Teacher Contract Talks Resume

Timing Is Everything: Hawaii Teacher Contract Talks Resume

HSTA, state return to bargaining table after mini-hiatus.
Hawaii Gov Remains Defiant on HSTA Standoff

Hawaii Gov Remains Defiant on HSTA Standoff

Abercrombie cites union "leadership crisis," believes he has public support.
Hawaii Teachers Union To Return To Negotiations

Hawaii Teachers Union To Return To Negotiations

HSTA leaders finish listening tour, continue labor complaint.
Labor Board Expedites Teachers Union Case

Labor Board Expedites Teachers Union Case

Chairman asks union attorney to wrap up arguments by March 8.

Loophole for Collective Bargaining in Hawaii?

Attorney argues that state does not need union agreement to implement Race to the Top reforms.
Abercrombie: ‘Not A Single Thing We Did Not Do To Try To Accommodate Teachers’

Abercrombie: ‘Not A Single Thing We Did Not Do To Try To Accommodate Teachers’

Governor blames union leaders for not adequately communicating "positive aspects" of rejected contract.
Hawaii State Teachers Association