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Hawaii State Teachers Association

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 Gov Asks Teachers For Counter-Offer

Hawaii Gov Asks Teachers For Counter-Offer

State doesn't need contract to move forward on Race to the Top, Abercrombie says.
LIVE STREAM — Abercrombie Press Conference on Rejected Contract

LIVE STREAM — Abercrombie Press Conference on Rejected Contract

Hawaii needs agreement with teachers to save its Race to the Top grant.
Off The Beat: Teachers Give Union, State ‘F’ Grade

Off The Beat: Teachers Give Union, State ‘F’ Grade

Rejection of contract sends a message: Teachers don't trust union or state.
Hawaii Teachers Reject New Contract With State

Hawaii Teachers Reject New Contract With State

Teachers turn down union recommendation to approve 6-year deal by 2-1 margin.
What Hawaii Teachers Are Saying About Agreement

What Hawaii Teachers Are Saying About Agreement

A deep sense of unease permeates emails and direct messages to Civil Beat.
HSTA Agrees To Withdraw Labor Board Complaint If Members Ratify Contract

HSTA Agrees To Withdraw Labor Board Complaint If Members Ratify Contract

Union presents details of deal to teachers at briefing before Thursday vote.
Hawaii State Teachers Association