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Labor Unions in Hawaii

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.
HSTA Turns To Supreme Court For Help

HSTA Turns To Supreme Court For Help

Teachers union asks Hawaii Supreme Court to compel Labor Board to rule on request for pay cut relief.

The Negotiators Behind Hawaii Teachers Contract

Meet the state and HSTA negotiators in charge when bargaining fell apart.

Hawaii Teachers Bungling Legal Case Against State?

HSTA appears disorganized, scattershot and long-winded before labor board.
Hawaii Labor Board: And Then There Were Two

Hawaii Labor Board: And Then There Were Two

One of three Labor Board members recused herself from teachers' dispute, citing potential conflict.
Ethics Question A Snag In Union’s Dispute With State

Ethics Question A Snag In Union’s Dispute With State

Hawaii labor board's impartiality called into question by teachers' latest complaint against governor.
Notes From the Hawaii Labor Relations Board

Notes From the Hawaii Labor Relations Board

Lots of downtime at hearing to decide fate of Hawaii collective bargaining.

Not Caring in a Caring Profession?

It isn't easy getting politicians to care that Hawaii still can't agree what to pay public nurses.
Abercrombie: State Has Not Met With UPW

Abercrombie: State Has Not Met With UPW

Hawaii governor's statement came in response to reports of union strike vote.
Abercrombie Delivers Rousing Pro-Union Speech

Abercrombie Delivers Rousing Pro-Union Speech

Hawaii governor extols value of collective bargaining in talk to union convention in Las Vegas.
Labor Unions in Hawaii