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Hawaii State Teachers Association

Hawaii Gov Rejects Union’s Mediation Request

Hawaii Gov Rejects Union’s Mediation Request

Teachers union declined earlier mediation offers, Abercrombie says, now labor board will decide.

Unrest In Hawaii Union Ranks Over Arbitration

Some teachers upset about union giving away right to strike.

Hawaii Teachers Accept Governor’s Mediation Offer

YouTube video of Abercrombie prompts union to try to resolve contract dispute without labor board.

At Teachers Union/State Settlement Conference, Mum’s The Word

UPDATED Dispute lands in private meeting ordered by Hawaii labor board.
Hawaii Teacher Contract Impasse a Non-Issue on Day 1 at Roosevelt High

Hawaii Teacher Contract Impasse a Non-Issue on Day 1 at Roosevelt High

Students and parents don't have much to say about labor dispute.

Hearings Set For Teachers’ Complaint Against State

Pre-hearing with Hawaii Labor Relations Board on Friday, Aug. 5, public hearings begin Aug. 15.

Abercrombie: ‘Happy to Entertain Counteroffers’ From Teachers Union

Hawaii governor calls talk of a UPW strike during APEC "speculation."
Hawaii Teachers Union President Sends Personal Appeal to Abercrombie

Hawaii Teachers Union President Sends Personal Appeal to Abercrombie

Asks governor to come to the table himself to resolve contract dispute.

Okabe: Hired Attorney Has ‘Long Anti-Union History’

Hawaii teachers union president criticizes record of lawyer hired to represent state in labor dispute.
Hawaii Teachers ‘Unfriend’ Governor Abercrombie

Hawaii Teachers ‘Unfriend’ Governor Abercrombie

Angry over imposed contract, union promises new legislative agenda and political ads.
Hawaii: HSTA Has Pattern of Bad-Faith Bargaining

Hawaii: HSTA Has Pattern of Bad-Faith Bargaining

State says union leaders didn't agree to mediation, agreed to last, best offer.
Abercrombie vs. Hawaii Teachers: What’s at Stake

Abercrombie vs. Hawaii Teachers: What’s at Stake

Impasse between state and HSTA is a watershed moment.
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