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Labor Unions in Hawaii

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.
Back Into The Lion’s Den, Cayetano Asking for Professors’ Support

Back Into The Lion’s Den, Cayetano Asking for Professors’ Support

Honolulu mayoral hopeful clashed with UHPA as Hawaii governor.
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.

Still No Resolution on HGEA’s Favored Nation Perk

Union has met informally with governor's negotiator, but still no agreement.

HSTA Focuses On Bond Sale At Labor Hearing Against The State

As usual, union attorney isn't saying why he's pursuing the issue.
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.

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.
Labor Unions in Hawaii