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Political Action Fund Objection

UHPA has an active Political Endorsement Committee that has participated in state & federal elections through political endorsements, contributions to candidates and independent expenditures on behalf of our endorsed candidates. The UHPA Board of Directors has taken action to allocate from the dues of all Bargaining Unit 7 members an amount of $5.00 a month […]

UHPA Office Closed August 23 & 24

Due to the expected impact of Hurricane Lane, the UHPA office will be closed on Thursday, August 23, and Friday, August 24, 2018.  We anticipate that we will be back in business at 8 a.m. on Monday, August 27, 2018.

UHPA’s Series of Requests to Meet Repeatedly Ignored; Prohibited Practice Complaint Filed

NEWS RELEASE Date: August 6, 2018 Contact: Kris Hanselman Executive Director (808) 593-2157 kris@uhpa.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Gov. David Ige and State Comptroller’s Inattention to University of Hawaii Professional Assembly and U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Result in Inaccurate Payroll Deductions for UH Faculty UHPA’s Series of Requests to Meet Repeatedly Ignored; UHPA Files Prohibited Practice […]

DISASTER RESOURCES

Senator Hirono compiled information on federal resources for Hawaii families impacted by natural disasters. Please share with any members, family or friends who are affected. https://www.hirono.senate.gov/news/hirono-headlines/federal-resources-for-hawaii-families-impacted-by-natural-disasters

2018 Hawaii State AFL-CIO Scholarships

Thanks to American Income Life (AIL) for their generous donation of $3,000 for the 2018 Hawaii State AFL-CIO scholarships. There will be three scholarships awarded in the amount of $1,000 each. High school students planning to attend post-high school study on a full-time basis will be considered for the three scholarships. Please see the details […]

Retroactive dues fix coming in Jan 5th paycheck

UHPA discovered that the University failed to deduct the appropriate dues from the retroactive paychecks issued on December 5, 2017. As a consequence of this administrative oversight, UHPA notified the University. The University has responded that faculty members will see a slightly higher deduction of dues in the January 5th payroll. The University has assured […]