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Hawaii State Teachers Association

Prediction: HSTA Dispute Won’t End Before 2017

Prediction: HSTA Dispute Won’t End Before 2017

Union's legal case against Hawaii may placate teachers, but likely won't get them swift justice.
Impasse Law Key To Hawaii’s Defense Against Union Accusations

Impasse Law Key To Hawaii’s Defense Against Union Accusations

State believes impasse justified imposing contract on teachers.
State to Teachers: Drop Your Complaint and Strike

State to Teachers: Drop Your Complaint and Strike

Statement at Hawaii Labor Board hearing is first by administration telling union to resolve dispute on the picket line.
Live Blog Archive: Hawaii Labor Board Hears Teachers Vs. State

Live Blog Archive: Hawaii Labor Board Hears Teachers Vs. State

The place to turn to learn about what's happened in labor board hearings about Hawaii teachers' complaint against the state.

Judge Shoots Down HSTA Appeal Of Pay Cuts

Circuit court judge says relief from salary cuts is a matter for Hawaii Labor Relations Board to decide.
Off the Beat: How to Destroy Faith in the System

Off the Beat: How to Destroy Faith in the System

Hawaii Labor Board hearings send bad message.
Judge: HSTA Attorney ‘Promoted Confusion’

Judge: HSTA Attorney ‘Promoted Confusion’

Prior ruling suggests a Takahashi strategy is to drag things out.
HSTA’s Legal Strategy Is Perplexing

HSTA’s Legal Strategy Is Perplexing

Two months and dozens of hours of testimony later, there's still no telling what the teachers' attorneys are up to.
Supreme Court: Hawaii Teachers Can Strike

Supreme Court: Hawaii Teachers Can Strike

Teachers must wait till current labor dispute is resolved.
Capitol Watch: Sept. 27

Capitol Watch: Sept. 27

UPDATED 4:30 p.m. Hawaii same-sex couple count doubles; and HGEA endorses Hirono for U.S. Senate, Hanabusa for CD1, mum on CD2.

Ethics Commission Dismisses Hawaii Teachers’ Complaint Against Gov

Commission says HSTA lacks sufficient evidence to prove Abercrombie tried to improperly influence labor board.
State Had No Backup Plan When HSTA Rejected Agreement

State Had No Backup Plan When HSTA Rejected Agreement

Board of Education Chairman Don Horner finishes three-day stint on the witness stand.
Hawaii State Teachers Association