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July 23, 2021

DOE Employees: Start Your School Year with a Lunch + Learn!

July 21, 2021

Unit 14 Employees: Register for a PORAC Stop Work Informational Meeting (SWIM) on August 5

July 21, 2021

Register for the 2021 Labor Unity Family Fun Day Event at Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii on August 21!

July 21, 2021

Dell Special Child Tax Credit Deals

July 21, 2021

HGEA Response to UH Regarding the Transition to On-Campus Operations Consultation

July 20, 2021

Unit 6 Approves Tentative Agreement

July 19, 2021

HGEA decries ‘stupid’ policy that’s forcing some vaccinated state workers to quarantine after travel

July 15, 2021

Get an Overview of the 2021 Advance Child Tax Credit

July 15, 2021

July 27 & 28: Learn How to Earn a FREE Bachelor's Degree!

July 14, 2021

Unit 6 Reaches Tentative Agreements; Electronic Voting Happening Now

July 09, 2021

DOE Employee Finally Compensated for Denied Leave

July 07, 2021

C&C of HNL Employees Exposed to COVID May File for Temporary Hazard Pay

July 06, 2021

Governor Ige Vetoes Teacher Bonus

July 06, 2021

Results of Run-off Election for Unit 14 State Board Director

July 01, 2021

WATCH: Randy Perreira gives an update on Gov. Ige's veto list and temporary hazard pay

June 24, 2021

READ: Ige: Lack Of Public Input Is Driving Concerns Over Bills - And Possible Vetoes

June 23, 2021

Deputy Sheriff Wins Back Job: “I’m indebted to HGEA”

June 18, 2021

Keith Hayashi Approved as Interim Superintendent of Hawaii's Public Schools

June 17, 2021

UH Response to HGEA Regarding Transition to On-Campus Operations Consultation

June 15, 2021

Apply Now: HGEA Union Strong Scholarship

June 10, 2021

Unit 14 Members: Mail in Your Ballot for Unit 14 State Board Director

June 10, 2021

Congratulations, 2021-2022 Charles R. Kendall and Russell K. Okata Scholarship Recipients!

June 07, 2021

READ: HGEA Response to UH Consultation Transition to On-Campus Operations

June 03, 2021

Powerful Cyber Wellness solutions

June 02, 2021

DOE Survey: American Rescue Plan Funds

June 02, 2021

June 11: Shoreline Fishing Tournament on Kauai

June 01, 2021

Next Week: Learn How to Earn a FREE Associate or Bachelor's Degree!

May 28, 2021

EUTF Enrollment Tips

May 28, 2021

Union Blood Drives Starting in June

May 27, 2021

Units 4, 13, 14 Approve Tentative Agreements

May 26, 2021

READ: Insulting co-workers is not the answer

May 25, 2021

HGEA Gives Back: 14 Months of Food Distribution on Oahu

May 21, 2021

June 11: Shoreline Fishing Tournament on Kauai

May 18, 2021

AFSCME FREE COLLEGE: Informational sessions for fall enrollment

May 18, 2021

Units 4, 13, 14 Reach Tentative Agreements; Electronic Voting Starts May 21

May 17, 2021

Results of 2021 HGEA State Board Election

May 17, 2021

CALL TO ACTION: Urge Gov. Ige to Veto HB 613 Giving $2,200 Bonuses to Teachers

May 13, 2021

READ: Teachers get bonuses; other workers left out

May 13, 2021

READ: HGEA's letter to Gov. Ige requests he veto bill giving $2,200 bonuses to teachers

May 11, 2021

ICYMI: Gov. Ige says lawmakers had ‘no authority’ to approve $2,200 bonuses for teachers

May 10, 2021

Congrats to HGEA Member/Head Coach Charlie Wade & UH Men's Volleyball Team for NCAA Championship Win

May 06, 2021

HGEA Statement on the Legislature’s $29M Bonus for Teachers

April 30, 2021

Members Only Insurance Products: Open Enrollment Begins May 1

April 29, 2021

54,000 Steps: Join Us in the Walk to Cure Arthritis

April 28, 2021

The Public Employee (Spring 2021)

April 26, 2021

EUTF open enrollment extended to May 14

April 23, 2021

Units 2, 3, 8 Approve Tentative Agreement, Unit 13 Rejects Employer Settlement Proposal

April 21, 2021

HGEA wins prohibited practices complaint against Hawaii State Hospital

April 20, 2021

Ratification voting for Units 2, 3, 8 and 13 begins April 21

April 15, 2021

HGEA supports properly implemented telework for employees

April 09, 2021

2021 State Board Election Candidate Forum Videos Available Online

April 06, 2021

April 14 Webinar: Learn About Your Health Plan Options

April 05, 2021

AFSCME members in Hawaii are already benefitting from the American Rescue Plan

April 05, 2021

April 24: Koko Crater Trail Restoration

April 05, 2021

May 8: Drive-Thru Clothing Donation

March 31, 2021

Letter to the Editor: Public workers support community, economy

March 29, 2021

Thank a Social Worker: March is National Social Work Month

March 22, 2021

HGEA wins precedent-setting case against former Public Safety administration

March 18, 2021

AFSCME condemns growing anti-Asian racism

March 15, 2021

DOE responds to HGEA’s demands for fairness as schools prepare for more in-person learning in the 4th quarter

March 14, 2021

HGEA presses for fair health & safety guidelines for 4th quarter return

March 11, 2021

Governor Ige calls off state furloughs, layoffs after President Biden signs $1.9T Covid-19 relief bill

March 10, 2021

The Union Difference: President Biden's American Rescue Plan

March 10, 2021

Efforts to Privatize Wastewater Treatment Facilities Averted

March 09, 2021

Members Only Contest: Win a two-night stay at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel in Waikiki!

March 08, 2021

Candidates for 2021 HGEA State Board Election

March 05, 2021

March 16-18: Join Us for AFSCME's Free College Benefit Presentations

March 05, 2021

Play in HGEA's March Madness Tournament Bracket Challenge!

March 03, 2021

BOE Meeting: HGEA opposes RIFs, Unit 6 Board calls for leadership change, add your voice to the conversation

March 02, 2021

HGEA Unit 6 Directors call for change in DOE leadership

March 01, 2021

Pro-worker highlights: Public workers keep Hawaii's economy going & Hawaii tops U.S. in 2020 union membership

February 25, 2021

Moving forward by safely bringing more students back to campuses

February 24, 2021

Join Us on Zoom with HGEA Member Benefit Discount Partners

February 20, 2021

TAKE ACTION: Support Direct Aid to States and Counties

February 18, 2021

AFSCME’s free bachelor’s degree program is here to stay

February 11, 2021

February 24: Landed homebuying virtual info sessions

February 10, 2021

HGEA fighting against privatization of your jobs!

February 08, 2021

Governor changes position: Grants admin leave for employees to get COVID-19 vaccine

February 06, 2021

Bill amended to keep shortage differentials as part of retirement calculations

February 05, 2021

Fighting for You: Class grievance filed for educational assistants’ health & safety

February 03, 2021

Avoid revenue leakage on our road to economic recovery

February 03, 2021

Working for You: Windward COVID Vaccine Clinic

February 02, 2021

HGEA to Gov. Ige: Allow state employees leave time to get COVID-19 vaccine!

February 02, 2021

Candidate Packets for 2021 HGEA State Board Election Now Available

January 27, 2021

In first days as president, Biden shows bold leadership

January 26, 2021

The HGEA family sends our condolences to the family of Billy Kenoi

January 25, 2021

Hawaii’s Peter Oshiro has his co-workers’ backs

January 24, 2021

Column: Government spending boosts economy

January 22, 2021

Fighting for You: Grievance results in safer working conditions at Honolulu Board of Water Supply

January 22, 2021

Citing additional federal funds, governor reduces DOE budget cuts

January 21, 2021

Gov. David Ige Issues Statement on DOE Budget

January 20, 2021

Saunders celebrates Biden-Harris inauguration; says they ‘will make the concerns of working people their highest priority’

January 18, 2021

Reviving Dr. King's Legacy by AFSCME President Lee Saunders

January 18, 2021

Advocating for More Federal Stimulus Funds to Reduce Proposed DOE Budget Cuts

January 15, 2021

READ: Biden plan a ‘massive step forward;’ additional flexible aid may be needed in the future

January 14, 2021

Department of Education Staff Vaccination Survey

January 14, 2021

2021 Legislative Priorities

January 14, 2021

Membership ratifies 25th Biennial HGEA General Assembly Charter & Bylaws amendments

January 14, 2021

READ: Joe Biden unveiling $1.9 trillion plan to stem coronavirus and steady economy

January 13, 2021

Don't forget: Comments Wanted on Compensation for Teachers and EOs & School Year Calendars—Deadline Jan. 15

January 13, 2021

Sign Up for Zoom Webinars About Achieving Racial Equity in Hawaii—first one is Jan. 15

January 13, 2021

Hawaii Labor Relations Board officially establishes HGEA Unit 15

January 07, 2021

FREE COVID-19 Exposure Notification App Now Available Statewide

January 07, 2021

READ: Lee Saunders denounces ‘acts of vandalism against our democracy’

January 04, 2021

Election Notice: 2021-2023 HGEA/AFSCME State Board of Directors