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Labor Unions in Hawaii

Budgeting Blind: Pending Union Negotiations Leave Blanks on Balance Sheet

Budgeting Blind: Pending Union Negotiations Leave Blanks on Balance Sheet

Arbitration award, HSTA agreement will likely set a 3 percent pay raise precedent.
Lawsuit: Hawaii IBEW Chief Wanted Hitman To Take Out His Enemies

Lawsuit: Hawaii IBEW Chief Wanted Hitman To Take Out His Enemies

But union leader says the allegations are bogus.
New Hawaii Teacher Contract Nowhere in Sight

New Hawaii Teacher Contract Nowhere in Sight

HSTA president ups insults, threats to governor as standoff continues.
Pro-Rail Union Group Ups Ante Against Cayetano

Pro-Rail Union Group Ups Ante Against Cayetano

UPDATED Honolulu mayoral race heats up on eve of first TV debate.
HSTA President Okabe in Labor Board’s Hot Seat

HSTA President Okabe in Labor Board’s Hot Seat

Attorneys ask him about negotiations process, contract laws.
Kirk Caldwell, Friend of the Working Man

Kirk Caldwell, Friend of the Working Man

Six more union endorsements for Honolulu mayor underdog.
Are Honolulu Rail Backers’ New Radio Ads Accurate?

Are Honolulu Rail Backers’ New Radio Ads Accurate?

Transit authority, carpenters union take to the air to promote train.
Hawaii Grad Students Fight for Collective Bargaining Rights

Hawaii Grad Students Fight for Collective Bargaining Rights

Graduate assistants are state employees, but pay is same as 2004 while workload has increased.
Labor Unions in Hawaii