News

All News 2011

August 23, 2011

HSTA's actions jeopardize collective bargaining for all public employees

July 29, 2011

Final contract language for university employees in Units 2, 3 and 4

July 29, 2011

Final contract language for DOE employees in Units 2, 3, 4, 6 and 13

July 22, 2011

EUTF Update: Awarding of contracts

July 21, 2011

Newsmaker: Watch the Interview With HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira

July 20, 2011

Contract Negotiations Update: Supplemental agreement for Kauai County employees

July 20, 2011

Contract Negotiations Update: Supplemental agreement for Maui County employees

July 14, 2011

Final contract language for Unit 8 employees

July 13, 2011

Letter to the Star-Advertiser from President Jackie Ferguson-Miyamoto

July 13, 2011

Contract Negotiations Update: Supplemental agreement for Hawaii County employees

June 30, 2011

Final contract language for state employees in Units 2, 3, 4 and 13

June 29, 2011

Negotiations Update: Unit 9 negotiating team prepares for arbitration

June 22, 2011

Negotiations Update: Unit 9 proceeds to arbitration; HGEA informs HLRB of impasse

June 16, 2011

Unit 9 Contract Negotiations Update: HGEA met with employer; team to determine next steps

June 16, 2011

Status of contract negotiations for other bargaining units

June 08, 2011

Contract Negotiations Update: Contract language being finalized

June 08, 2011

Unit 9 Contract Negotiations Update

May 26, 2011

News Release: HGEA awards scholarships to 26 members and dependents

May 26, 2011

Congratulations to the 2011-2012 Charles R. Kendall and Russell K. Okata Scholarship winners

May 19, 2011

2011-2013 Contract Update: HGEA continues to work to finalize contract language for Units 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 and 13

May 16, 2011

Unit 9 Contract Negotiations Update

May 04, 2011

House votes on 5% legislative salary cut, ERS changes for prospective employees

May 03, 2011

Unit 6 members recognized for excellence in school leadership

April 30, 2011

Legislative update: HGEA priority and take-away bills do not pass

April 28, 2011

The Public Employee (April 2011)

April 26, 2011

Breakdown of ratification voting results for HGEA bargaining units 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9 and 13

April 25, 2011

HGEA members ratify 2011-2013 contract for Bargaining Units 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 and 13; Unit 9 members reject their contract

April 25, 2011

News Release: HGEA members ratify 2011-2013 contract for Bargaining Units 2, 3, 4, 6, 8 and 13; Unit 9 members reject their contract

April 21, 2011

Legislative Update: Conference committee hearings begin today

April 19, 2011

Ratification meetings happening now; voting results announced Monday evening

April 14, 2011

Legislative Update: EUTF; Collective Bargaining; Creation of Bargaining Unit 14

April 14, 2011

HGEA responds to House Republicans’ criticism of the union’s tentative agreement with state, counties

April 13, 2011

Letter from your negotiating team; summary of tentative agreement; ratification meeting schedule

April 09, 2011

Legislative update: Proposal for temporary GET increase dead

April 08, 2011

Contract Negotiations Update: Summary of tentative agreement

April 07, 2011

Inaccurate media reports about tentative agreement

April 06, 2011

URGENT! Submit testimony -- Senate WAM hearing on temporary GET increase and tax exemption proposal TODAY

April 06, 2011

Tentative agreement reached for 2011-2013 contracts;
 Statewide ratification meetings to be scheduled

April 06, 2011

News Release: HGEA reaches tentative agreement with state and county employers

March 28, 2011

Legislative Update: State budget, ERS overtime calculation and pension tax

March 24, 2011

Legislative Update: Emergency Appropriation to Fund EUTF signed into law; status updates on priority and takeaway bills

March 07, 2011

HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira responds to Honolulu Star-Advertiser editorial

March 04, 2011

Honolulu Star-Advertiser "Name in the News": Randy Perreira

March 04, 2011

Legislative Update: EUTF, Creation of Bargaining Unit 14

March 01, 2011

Legislative Update on Priority and Takeaway Bills

February 11, 2011

Retirees, and union leaders and members voice opposition to retirement take-away bills

February 09, 2011

Your benefits are under attack! This Friday, fight for what you have earned!

February 07, 2011

Stop Work Informational Meetings (SWIM) presentation available online

February 05, 2011

2011 Legislative Update: ERS & EUTF

January 27, 2011

Governor Abercrombie didn’t inform HGEA of his plan to cut state employee pay