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August 03, 2017

READ: Look out for workers in Hawaiian Tel takeover

July 21, 2017

Mind the Gap: Why Wage Growth is Falling Behind

July 19, 2017

Trump’s Labor Board Appointments Are Another Blow for Unions

July 16, 2017

READ: Poll: Trump's six-month approval rating hits historic low

July 13, 2017

READ: County, HGEA reach agreement

July 05, 2017

On the Record: Freedom

June 29, 2017

HGEA Offices Closed on Tuesday

June 29, 2017

July 19: HGEA POP-UPS!

June 28, 2017

READ: Poll Shows U.S. Tumbling in World’s Regard Under Trump

June 28, 2017

READ: Koch brothers behind the push to kill healthcare in U.S.

June 23, 2017

WATCH: Why "Right-to-Work" is wrong for workers

June 22, 2017

READ: Trump takes steps to undo Obama legacy on labor

June 21, 2017

July 19: Save the Date for HGEA Pop-Ups!

June 15, 2017

READ: Bradley Foundation bankrolls attacks against unions

May 26, 2017

June 8: HGEA Pop-Ups!

May 11, 2017

WATCH: Robert Reich: Trump’s Stock in Trade is Cruelty. Count the ways.

May 04, 2017

Opt-in to get HGEA Text Alerts!

May 04, 2017

Legislative Update: May 4, 2017

May 01, 2017

Unit 6 Contract Ratified

April 28, 2017

AFSCME Free College Benefit

April 27, 2017

Unit 6 Ratification voting April 28 & 29

April 27, 2017

Contract arbitration decisions rendered

April 21, 2017

The Public Employee (April 2017)

April 21, 2017

Contract Negotiations - Panel Deliberations Ongoing

April 20, 2017

READ: Hawaii Lifeguards Could Lose Legal Protection

April 12, 2017

HGEA offices closed on Friday

April 12, 2017

Contract Negotiations Update - Decision Expected Next Week

April 05, 2017

Thank You for Your Testimony on S.B. 207

April 03, 2017

HGEA Submits Testimony Against Administration Proposed Changes to Act 1

April 03, 2017

HGEA Opposes Administration Proposed Changes to Act 1

March 29, 2017

Call to Action - Oppose Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch

March 23, 2017

HGEA offices closed on Monday

March 23, 2017

Legislative Update: March 23, 2017

March 18, 2017

Thank you for providing testimony on HB 233, 234

March 14, 2017

IRS Renders Opinion on ERS Lawsuit

March 14, 2017

March 14: HHSC Maui Region Legislative Update

March 10, 2017

The Kahie Project: Become a Bone Marrow Donor and Help Save Lives!

March 02, 2017

Legislative update: March 2, 2017

March 01, 2017

AFSCME Statement on Oral Arguments before 7th Circuit Court in Janus Case

February 23, 2017

Deceptive "Right-to-Work" laws hurt everyone

February 17, 2017

February 17: Contract Negotiations Update

January 27, 2017

April 1-2, 2017: State Golf Tournament on Maui

January 27, 2017

Contract Negotiations Update: Arbitration hearings to start in February

January 11, 2017

HGEA Seeks Legislative Changes to Act 1

January 06, 2017

January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Parade

December 28, 2016

HGEA Offices Closed on Monday

December 23, 2016

First Arbitration Hearings Tentatively Set for February

December 17, 2016

The Public Employee (December 2016)

December 15, 2016

Volunteers Wanted: Meals on Wheels

December 15, 2016

Kendall Fundraiser: Kadomatsu on Kauai

December 08, 2016

Application deadline extended for 2017 State Bowling Tournament

December 06, 2016

AFSCME affiliation fee increase effective January 1, 2017

November 22, 2016

Dec. 7 & 8: HGEA Holiday Craft & Gift Fair

November 22, 2016

Red Kettle Campaign

November 09, 2016

HHSC Initial RIF Canceled, New RIF Scheduled for 2017

November 07, 2016

Hawaii Supreme Court Rules Public Employee Health Benefits Protected by Constitution

November 03, 2016

December 2: Lights on Rice

November 03, 2016

Sold Out: Oahu Holiday Party

October 17, 2016

Maui Region Hospitals Supplemental Agreement Update

October 14, 2016

CORRECTION: Oahu Holiday Party

October 14, 2016

Maui Region Hospitals Transition Update: HGEA reaches supplemental agreement with State

October 13, 2016

Save the Date: 2017 Statewide Bowling Tournament

October 13, 2016

Contract Negotiations Update: October 13

October 12, 2016

West Hawaii: Join Us for Ukulele Classes

October 12, 2016

West Hawaii: Ti-Leaf Lei Making

October 10, 2016

2017 Legislative proposal forms available

September 17, 2016

Maui Region Transition Update: September 17

September 16, 2016

HGEA and DTRIC team up on Drive Aloha campaign

September 07, 2016

Maui Region Transition Update: September 7

September 01, 2016

Maui Region Transition Update: September 1

August 30, 2016

Maui Region Transition: August 30

August 26, 2016

Maui Region Transition: August 26

August 25, 2016

AFSCME Members: Earn a Free College Degree

August 23, 2016

Maui Region Transition: Please provide your feedback

August 20, 2016

ERS Files Temporary Restraining Order To Stop Early Retirement and Severance Payout

August 11, 2016

Employees' Retirement System Lawsuit

August 05, 2016

Play in the 8th Annual Kendall Golf Tournament

August 01, 2016

Go Vote!

July 24, 2016

Will Governor Ige Ignore the Law?

July 21, 2016

Who Voted for the Override?

July 20, 2016

HGEA Mourns the Passing of Congressman Mark Takai

July 20, 2016

Legislature Overrides Veto of SB 2077

July 19, 2016

Special Session on SB 2077 To Reconvene Wednesday

July 18, 2016

Executive Director Fires Back at Governor's Proposal

July 15, 2016

The Public Employee (July 2016)

July 15, 2016

Membership Ratifies 2016 HGEA General Assembly Charter & Bylaw Amendments

July 12, 2016

Lawmakers Override Veto of Senate Bill 2077

July 11, 2016

Governor To Veto SB 2077 Tomorrow

July 09, 2016

Senate Bill 2077 Veto Anticipated, Special Session Possible

July 08, 2016

Senate Bill 2077 Remains On Veto List

July 07, 2016

READ: Maui hospital workers’ payout bill not a ‘sweetheart’ deal

July 01, 2016

HHSC Maui Region Employees Contract Information Update

June 27, 2016

Bill to Help Maui Members Now on Governor's Veto List

June 24, 2016

HHSC Maui Survey Reminder: We want to hear from you!

June 20, 2016

News Release: HGEA Announces 2016 Primary Election Endorsements

June 18, 2016

Revised U.S. Ninth Circuit Court Order Further Narrows Injunction Delaying HHSC Maui Region Privatization Process

June 16, 2016

Labor Unity Event at Wet 'n' Wild Hawaii

May 24, 2016

Attorney General Asks U.S. Ninth Circuit Court to Lift Injunction Delaying HHSC Maui Region Privatization Process

May 20, 2016

Maui County Council votes unanimously to fund Unit 14 Ocean Safety Officers' pay raises

May 20, 2016

Maui Region Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Update: May 20

May 19, 2016

HGEA comments on U.S. Rep. Mark Takai's announcement that he's not seeking re-election

May 19, 2016

News Release: HGEA Endorses Harry Kim for Hawaii Island Mayor

May 17, 2016

Ninth Circuit Court Decision Delays HHSC Maui Region Privatization

May 13, 2016

23rd Biennial HGEA General Assembly Recap

May 11, 2016

Maui County Council Budget and Finance Committee Passes Funding Legislation for Unit 14 Ocean Safety Officers

May 10, 2016

Details of S.B. 2077 - Affects Certain HHSC Maui Region Members

May 08, 2016

WEDNESDAY: Support funding for Unit 14 arbitration award

May 05, 2016

Improved Version of Senate Bill 2077 Passes

May 02, 2016

HGEA Advocating to Fix Senate Bill 2077: Legislators currently considering a version with serious flaws

April 27, 2016

Update: Maui County Council Funding for Unit 14 Arbitration Award

April 20, 2016

Contact Maui County Councilmember Riki Hokama TODAY!

April 19, 2016

READ: Public sector wages not keeping up with the high cost of paradise

April 16, 2016

Maui defers funding on Unit 14 arbitration award

April 15, 2016

READ: Union asks lawmakers to help staff at hospitals

March 16, 2016

National Association of Letter Carriers Food Drive

March 14, 2016

Maui Region RIF May Affect HHSC Employees Statewide

March 10, 2016

Workers: Know your rights

February 19, 2016

HGEA saddened by the death of David K. Trask, Jr.

February 13, 2016

The Public Employee (February 2016)

February 02, 2016

RIF Notification Part of Process as State Transitions HHSC to Kaiser

January 22, 2016

READ: Weaker unions mean a weaker middle class

January 19, 2016

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Mahalo for your support!

January 15, 2016

Transition date set for Kaiser take over of HHSC Maui

January 14, 2016

MUST READ: Letter to the editor from Randy Perreira & editorial from Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell

January 14, 2016

State reaches deal with Kaiser Permanente for HHSC Maui Region Hospitals

January 11, 2016

HHSC Maui Region Update State near deal with Kaiser Permanente

December 25, 2015

Happy Holidays from HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira

December 11, 2015

READ: Letters to the editors from HGEA members

December 03, 2015

Joshua Capp Right To Work

December 02, 2015

Josh Capp Full Interview

November 30, 2015

Charter and Bylaws proposal form available online

November 19, 2015

Randy Perreira Re-Elected as AFL-CIO President

November 19, 2015

Sign the petition: Enough is enough!

November 10, 2015

HGEA & Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions Meeting Summary Hawaii Health Systems Corporation - Maui Region

October 19, 2015

Job Fair & Website Information for Hawaii Health Systems Corporation Employees Impacted by Privatization

October 14, 2015

Lunch + Learn: Guest speaker Randy Perreira gives update on continued attacks on unions

October 01, 2015

READ: Op-Ed by Executive Director Randy Perreira Regarding Public Attacks on School Leaders

September 19, 2015

News Release: HGEA announces 50th year of Charles R. Kendall Scholarship

September 16, 2015

READ: Union-busting Scott Walker would set working conditions back 100 years if he becomes President

September 16, 2015

We're Under Attack! Join Us So That We Can Fight Back!

September 15, 2015

News Release: HGEA Holiday Craft Fair Raises Funds to Benefit Kendall Scholarships

September 09, 2015

The Public Employee (September 2015)

September 09, 2015

Give a Union a Shaka!

September 04, 2015

Remember How Unions Improved Workers’ Lives

July 31, 2015

Save on Gas Every Weekend

July 02, 2015

News Release: Hawaii Government Employees Association Announces 2015-2016 Scholarship Recipients

July 02, 2015

Congratulations Charles R. Kendall and Russell K. Okata Scholarship Recipients

May 20, 2015

Breakdown of 2015-2017 State Board of Directors Election Results

May 16, 2015

2015-2017 State Board of Directors Election Results

May 11, 2015

Nurses Week: Safe Staffing Levels a Priority

May 04, 2015

Governor, Legislators Send Privatization Bill to Conference

May 04, 2015

H.B. 1075 Expected to Pass Final Reading Friday

April 30, 2015

Kauai Director-At-Large special election schedule

April 30, 2015

News Release: HGEA Units 3 and 4 Ratify New Two-Year Contract

April 27, 2015

New Unit 3/4 Tentative Agreement - Voting Starts Monday

April 23, 2015

Contract Ratification Halted for Units 3 and 4

April 17, 2015

HGEA Stewards — Helping members in the workplace

April 16, 2015

Legislative update: H.B. 1075 passes Third Reading in the Senate

April 14, 2015

News Release: HGEA Unit 9 Members Ratify 2015-2017 Contract

April 08, 2015

The Public Employee (April 2015)

April 08, 2015

Unit 9 member Rose Kroner testifies against H.B. 1075

April 08, 2015

Wes Lo testifies in support of H.B. 1075

April 08, 2015

Linda Rosen and Ray Vara support privatization of MMMC

April 03, 2015

Wednesday: Hearing for new version of HHSC privatization bill scheduled

March 30, 2015

13 Unit 6 principals nominated for Excellence in School Leadership award

March 20, 2015

Joey Savino testifies against HB 1075

March 20, 2015

HHSC Hearing Turns Unruly

March 16, 2015

HHSC Privatization Bill Goes To Senate Committee Hearing

March 14, 2015

Congratulations, Member Appreciation Month Winners!

March 12, 2015

HGEA announces candidates for 2015-2017 State Board of Directors

March 11, 2015

Legislative Update - House Bill 1075

March 09, 2015

Negotiations Update

March 05, 2015

Update on HHSC House Bill 1075

March 02, 2015

Update on HHSC House Bill 1075 — Members Testify at Hearing, Decision Making Tomorrow

March 02, 2015

HGEA retiree John Witeck testifies in opposition to HB 1075

March 02, 2015

Unit 9 member Nadine Cho testifies against HB 1075

March 02, 2015

Unit 9 member Mary Wagner testifies against HB 1075

February 25, 2015

Submit Testimony — House Finance Committee to Hear HHSC Bills Friday, Feb. 27

February 18, 2015

HHSC Bills - Make Your Voice Heard

February 16, 2015

HHSC Bill Hearings Tuesday, Feb. 17 - Submit Testimony

February 14, 2015

House Labor & Public Employment Committee to hear HHSC Bills Tuesday, Feb. 17

February 12, 2015

Legislative Update On HHSC Privatization Bills

February 11, 2015

Unit 9 member Susie Uwekoolani testifies opposing privatization efforts

February 06, 2015

Negotiations Update

January 31, 2015

The Public Employee (January 2015)

December 11, 2014

News Release: HGEA Holiday Craft Fair Raises $9,261 for Aloha United Way

December 04, 2014

News Release: HGEA Names Caroline Sluyter Communications Officer

October 15, 2014

Why we're supporting Mark Takai

October 01, 2014

About David Ige

September 02, 2014

Labor Day 2014 Message from Executive Director Randy Perreira

August 25, 2014

News Release: HGEA’S General Election Endorsements

August 05, 2014

Shan Tsutsui Works for Us

July 31, 2014

New laws passed to benefit exempt employees

July 30, 2014

The Public Employee (July 2014)

July 18, 2014

One more reason to vote for U.S. Senator Brian Schatz

July 01, 2014

News Release: HGEA awards scholarships to 37 members and dependents

June 10, 2014

General Assembly 2014 Resolutions

June 06, 2014

Randy Perreira Op-Ed Commentary: HGEA supports giving school leaders resources they need

May 10, 2014

22nd Biennial HGEA General Assembly

April 26, 2014

Legislative Update: Senate Bill 3064 regarding HHSC dies in session

April 22, 2014

Legislative Update on Senate Bill 3064 regarding HHSC

April 21, 2014

News Release: Arbitrators award pay raises to HGEA Bargaining Unit 6

April 21, 2014

Arbitrators award pay raises to HGEA Bargaining Unit 6

April 07, 2014

Legislative Update: HHSC Hearings for Senate Bill 3064

March 19, 2014

Legislative update on HHSC bill — March 19, 2014

March 10, 2014

Legislative update on HHSC bill that proposes public-private partnership

March 03, 2014

Legislative Update — March 3, 2014

March 01, 2014

Results of 2013-2015 special election for Unit 14 state board director

February 28, 2014

The Public Employee (February 2014)

February 28, 2014

HGEA members ratify 2013-2015 contract for Bargaining Unit 9

February 27, 2014

News Release: HGEA members ratify 2013-2015 contract for Bargaining Unit 9

February 20, 2014

News Release: HGEA and DLNR team up to plant rare Haleakala Silversword

December 04, 2013

AFSCME endorses U.S. Senator Brian Schatz

November 26, 2013

A Thanksgiving message from Randy Perreira

November 25, 2013

READ: Letter to the editor from Randy Perreira

November 14, 2013

HGEA Bargaining Unit 14 Update — Informational Meetings

November 14, 2013

John D. Trojacek named 2013 "Top Cop"

November 09, 2013

Hawaii Labor Relations Board officially establishes Bargaining Unit 14

November 01, 2013

Charter and Bylaws proposal form

October 18, 2013

Randy Perreira receives Hawaii Labor Relations Legends Award

October 11, 2013

News Release: HGEA members overwhelmingly ratify contract for Bargaining Unit 13

October 11, 2013

HGEA members ratify 2013-2017 contract for Bargaining Unit 13

October 03, 2013

Press statement by HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira on the tentative agreement for Bargaining Unit 13

September 30, 2013

READ: Letter to the Star-Advertiser from Randy Perreira

September 14, 2013

Results of 2013-2015 special election for Unit 13 state board director

September 05, 2013

Brian Schatz: Committed to providing access to health care in rural communities

September 05, 2013

HGEA's endorsed candidate for U.S. Senate is committed to providing access to health care in rural communities

August 31, 2013

The Public Employee (August 2013)

August 30, 2013

Sheena Alaiasa named National Middle Level Principal of the Year

August 14, 2013

News Release: HGEA members elect President and Board of Directors for 2013-2015 term

August 13, 2013

News Release: HGEA awards scholarships to 37 members and dependents

August 12, 2013

HGEA's endorsed candidate for U.S. Senate supports Medicare bill to reduce costs, save billions

August 11, 2013

Senator Brian Schatz supports Medicare bill to reduce costs, save billions

July 05, 2013

2013-2014 Charles R. Kendall and Russell K. Okata Scholarship recipients

June 25, 2013

News Release: First new HGEA bargaining unit created in 34 years

June 24, 2013

New bargaining unit created

April 30, 2013

News Release: HGEA members reject 2013-2015 employer’s offer for Bargaining Unit 13

April 28, 2013

The Public Employee (April 2013)

April 26, 2013

Unit 13 ratification meeting schedules available

April 26, 2013

Unit 6 members recognized for excellence in school leadership

April 25, 2013

Breakdown of 2013 ratification voting results for HGEA bargaining units 2, 3 and 4

April 25, 2013

News Release: HGEA members ratify 2013-2015 contract for Bargaining Unit 8

April 25, 2013

Unit 13 – Vote on Settlement Offer from Employer

April 25, 2013

HGEA members ratify 2013-2015 contract for Bargaining Unit 8

April 25, 2013

News Release: Unit 13 members to vote on employer’s formal settlement offer

April 24, 2013

News Release: HGEA reaches tentative agreement for Unit 8

April 24, 2013

News Release: HGEA members ratify 2013-2015 contract for Bargaining Units 2, 3 and 4

April 24, 2013

HGEA members ratify 2013-2015 contract for Bargaining Units 2, 3 and 4

April 24, 2013

HGEA and UH, state reach tentative agreement for Unit 8

April 20, 2013

HGEA and state, counties reach tentative agreements with Units 2, 3 & 4

April 20, 2013

News Release: HGEA reaches tentative agreements for Units 2, 3 and 4

April 19, 2013

Read: Letter to the Editor from Randy Perreira

April 19, 2013

WATCH: Randy Perreira on PBS Hawaii's INSIGHTS

April 16, 2013

2013-2015 Contract Negotiations Proposals — April 16, 2013

April 12, 2013

2013-2015 Contract Negotiations Update — April 12, 2013

April 08, 2013

HHSC Update: Meeting with local healthcare providers and insurers held

April 04, 2013

2013-2015 Contract Negotiations Update — April 4, 2013

April 02, 2013

2013-2015 Contract Negotiations Update — April 2, 2013

April 02, 2013

News Release: Arbitrators award pay raises to HGEA Unit 9 nurses

March 25, 2013

HSTA's tentative agreement

March 16, 2013

Legislative Update: Senate passes amended HHSC task force bill

March 15, 2013

Read: Letter to the editor from Randy Perreira in Pacific Business News

March 13, 2013

Call to action: Submit testimony to voice your concerns about HHSC task force bill for Friday's Senate hearing

March 06, 2013

Banner Health Update: HGEA's phone conference with Banner Health executives

March 06, 2013

Legislative Update: Senate and House pass bills relating to HHSC, Bargaining Unit 14 and EUTF prior to First Crossover

February 27, 2013

Banner Health Update: House Finance passes bill to create HHSC task force, Senate Ways and Means bill places financial limitations for private vendors

February 24, 2013

Banner Health Update: House Finance bills deferred, Senate Ways and Means to make decision on Tuesday

February 22, 2013

News Release: HGEA and DLNR join together in planting rare Haleakala Silversword

February 14, 2013

HGEA members testify against Banner Health at Senate hearing; committee makes significant changes to bill

February 09, 2013

Fight against privatization of Hawaii's public hospitals — this Wednesday, voice your opposition to Banner Health

February 08, 2013

HGEA members voice concerns about potential takeover of public hospitals by Banner Health

February 04, 2013

Oppose Banner Health — this Wednesday, fight against privatization of Hawaii's public hospitals

January 31, 2013

2013-2015 Contract Negotiations Update

January 30, 2013

The Public Employee (January 2013)

January 24, 2013

News Release: Public school principals initiate and develop new evaluation system – key element to achieve Race to the Top goals

January 11, 2013

Clarification: UPW’s Unit 10 draft arbitration award issued

January 11, 2013

Press Statement: Statement by HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira regarding Banner Health

January 10, 2013

UPW’s Unit 10 draft arbitration award issued

January 07, 2013

Banner Health Update: Maui Memorial responds to HGEA letter

January 04, 2013

Letter to Midweek from Randy Perreira

January 02, 2013

Randy Perreira: Forming a Healthy Union

December 26, 2012

Unit 9 Arbitration Update - Dec. 26, 2012

December 17, 2012

Statement by HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira on the passing of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye

December 17, 2012

News Release: Statement by HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira on the passing of U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye:

December 07, 2012

Mainland hospital eyes Maui Memorial

November 30, 2012

Unit 9 Arbitration Update – November 30, 2012

November 21, 2012

A Thanksgiving message from HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira

November 16, 2012

Read: Letter to the editor from Randy Perreira

November 09, 2012

Unit 9 Arbitration Update - Nov. 9, 2012

November 08, 2012

Unit 9 Arbitration Update - Nov. 8, 2012

November 07, 2012

Unit 9 Arbitration Update - Nov. 7, 2012

November 06, 2012

Unit 9 Arbitration Update - Nov. 6, 2012

November 05, 2012

Unit 9 Arbitration Update - Nov. 5, 2012

November 02, 2012

Contract Update: City & County of Honolulu EUTF Reimbursement Payments

November 02, 2012

Unit 9 arbitration hearing begins Monday

October 22, 2012

Contract Update: Dues adjustment for employees exempt from the 5% temporary salary reduction (State Executive Branch Only)

October 17, 2012

Read: Rail is a matter of equity for West Oahu residents

October 12, 2012

Contract Update: Favored Nation Implementation - October 12, 2012

September 18, 2012

Unit 9 Contract Negotiations Update - September 18, 2012

September 02, 2012

Labor Day Message 2012 from Executive Director Randy Perreira

August 31, 2012

Labor Day and the Future of America

July 31, 2012

The Public Employee (July 2012)

July 20, 2012

Letter to the Hawaii Tribune-Herald from Randy Perreira

July 11, 2012

Governor VETOES EUTF bill

July 09, 2012

Unit 9 Contract Negotiations Update - July 9, 2012

June 29, 2012

News Release: HGEA awards scholarships to 47 members and dependents

June 12, 2012

Contract Negotiations Update: Favored Nation Implementation - June 12, 2012

May 23, 2012

Unit 9 Contract Negotiations Update - May 23, 2012

May 15, 2012

Thank a Union: 36 Ways Unions Have Improved Your Life

May 14, 2012

Watch online: 21st Biennial General Assembly

May 03, 2012

Legislative Update: Senate and House vote on EUTF and other bills

April 29, 2012

Watch online: 21st Biennial General Assembly

April 28, 2012

Legislative Update: Favored Nation EUTF Bills Set for Final Vote

April 26, 2012

Contract Negotiations Update: Favored Nation Status - April 26, 2012

April 19, 2012

2012 AFSCME Family Scholarship Winner

April 16, 2012

Unit 9 Contract Negotiations Update - April 16, 2012

April 16, 2012

Contract Negotiations Update - Favored Nation Status - April 16, 2012

March 02, 2012

HGEA Executive Director Randy Perreira honored by his alma mater

February 28, 2012

The Public Employee (February 2012)

February 28, 2012

News Release: HGEA and UPW announce their endorsement of Kirk Caldwell for Honolulu Mayor

February 28, 2012

Press Conference: HGEA and UPW announce their endorsement of Kirk Caldwell for Honolulu Mayor

February 27, 2012

Press Conference: HGEA and UPW to announce endorsement for Honolulu Mayor Tuesday, February 28

February 27, 2012

Watch live: HGEA & UPW to announce endorsement for Honolulu Mayor on Tues., Feb. 28

February 26, 2012

Watch live: HGEA & UPW announce endorsement for Honolulu Mayor

February 24, 2012

HGEA Negotiations Update - Favored Nation Status

February 15, 2012

Legislative Update: Pension spiking bill deferred by House, still moving in Senate

February 15, 2012

Unit 9 Contract Negotiations Update - February 15, 2012

February 04, 2012

Legislative Update: EUTF and DOE Tenure

January 25, 2012

HGEA may file complaint against state over contract talks

January 11, 2012

EUTF update: pharmacy benefit management

January 09, 2012

HSTA and state reach tentative agreement

January 04, 2012

Iowa GOP Caucus Frontrunners’ Policies Will Hurt Working and Middle Classes

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