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UHPA news and announcements for the period: 10/19-10/26/2020

Bargaining Update Mid-term bargaining and proposed furloughs On September 25, 2020 the State of Hawaii, Office of Collective Bargaining, through it’s Chief Negotiator Ryker Wada, requested that UHPA engage in mid-term bargaining and consider furlough savings to offset the State’s budgetary deficit of $2.1 billion in Fiscal Biennium 2019-2021.  Under the State’s plan, furloughs would be implemented effective December 1, 2020 through June 30, 2024, resulting in up to eight-six (86) days of directive leave without pay during this period - approximately [...]

2020-10-30T13:18:03-10:00October 25, 2020|Frontpage, Monday Report|

Pay Increase Due in November

Negotiated 1.2% Retroactive Pay Increase Due November 20, 2020 In accordance with the Tentative Agreement over Article XXI, Salaries, of the UHPA/BOR Unit 7 Agreement, dated May 13, 2020, and the subsequent Legislature passage and Governor’s approval of Act 48, SLH 2020, the following negotiated pay raises are forthcoming:   Effective January 2, 2020 all Faculty Members shall have their base pay increased by 1.2% Effective January 1, 2021 all Faculty Members shall have their base pay increased by 1.2% The State of [...]

2022-01-28T18:05:58-10:00October 6, 2020|Contract negotiations, Financial, Frontpage, UH Funding|

Update on UH Faculty Retirement incentives

UHPA Negotiations Committee Update On Proposed Retirement Incentive For UH Faculty In a Letter dated August 27, 2020, University of Hawai‘i President David Lassner proposed to enter into negotiations with the University of Hawai‘i Professional Assembly (UHPA) concerning a retirement incentive to UH Faculty who are eligible for retirement or early retirement and who retire between December 15, 2020 and June 30, 2021. The UHPA Negotiations Committee recognizes that this matter has significant interest to eligible UH Faculty and the committee members [...]

2020-10-05T17:59:34-10:00October 5, 2020|Contract negotiations, Frontpage, Newsletter|