In June community college lecturers started receiving notices that because they did not reside in Hawaii they could no longer be hired to work for the community colleges. This action was taken unilaterally without regard to contractual rights of lecturers and the harm that could occur to instructional programs for Fall 2019. At risk were […]
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The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (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 UHPA Active members an […]
Salary Increases We are entering the third year of our four-year contract. All bargaining unit 7 members will see a salary increase of 2% effective July 1, 2019, which includes lecturers, whose updated fee schedules are outlined in Article XXI, Salaries of the UHPA-BOR 2017-2021 Contract. EUTF Premiums and Contributions The new EUTF Plan Year […]
Effective June 1, 2019 the newly elected UHPA Faculty Representatives started their three-year term. They are an important connection between the UHPA leadership and our Active membership. Click here to find the UHPA Faculty Representative representing your department. Unfortunately, only 79 of the 134 positions are currently filled. If the faculty rep position for your […]
The Polynesian Cultural Center (located at 55-370 Kamehameha Highway in Laie) joins with many around Hawai’i in the United States’ Independence Day festivities. In honor of recognizing those who give day in and day out for the betterment of our Hawai’i, they have extended an invitation to our members to come and enjoy the activities, […]
On Saturday, April 27, 2019 the UHPA Board of Directors met and welcomed eight newly elected and two re-elected Board members from across Hawai‘i . Elected to represent their campus for three-year terms are: Samuel Giordanengo, Associate Professor of History, representing Hawaii Community College. Jeffrey Mexia, Assistant Professor in English, representing Kauai Community College. Karla […]
A friendly reminder that the National Association of Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is right around the corner, 5/11/2019. This is the largest one-day food drive in our nation and 250 volunteers are needed. According to the Hawaii Foodbank, 1 in 5 residents utilize the food banks services. On average we bring in 500,000 pounds of […]
Please be informed that the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly will be holding its 45th Annual Membership Meeting at: KAPIOLANI COMMUNITY COLLEGE KOPIKO BUILDING B Rooms 127 and 128 4303 Diamond Head Road Honolulu, Hawaii 96816 Friday, April 26, 2019 3:30 – 4:30 pm For directions, see campus map
In accordance with the UHPA Bylaws, the UHPA Nominations & Elections Committee is charged with preparing a list of nominees for the 2019 Board of Directors’ Election. On April 2, 2019, all UHPA Active members of the relevant constituency units (Hawaii CC, Honolulu CC, Kauai CC, UH-Manoa & UH-Hilo) will receive an email notice with […]
Please see the attached schedule for feeding our Federal Workers. For more information call the Hawaii State AFL-CIO at 561-0039 for opportunities to assist federal employees and our communities.