SB 919, SD1, HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

The House Committee on Finance
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
2:00 pm,  Room 308

Attention: Chair Sylvia Luke, Vice Chair Ty Cullen and
Members of the Committee

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urges the committee to support passage of SB 919, SD1, HD1 which is a measure to appropriate funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for salary costs for public employees in collective bargaining unit (7) and for certain employees excluded from collective bargaining.

UHPA urges the committee to support SB 919, SD1, HD1.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director

SB 410, SD1, HD1, Relating to Collective Bargaining

The House Committee on Finance
Thursday, March 30, 2017
2:00 pm, Room 308

Attention: Chair Sylvia Luke, Vice Chair Ty Cullen and
Members of the Committee

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urges the committee to support  SB 410, SD1, HD1 which encourages the parties to a collective bargaining agreement to negotiate in a manner that effectuates the purpose of Chapter 89. Such purpose includes recognizing that public employees have a voice in determining their working conditions. This proposed measure advances the cooperative relations between employers and employees that establishes a healthy collective bargaining environment.

UHPA encourages the Committee to support SB 410, SD1, HD1.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director

HB 810, HD1, SD1 Relating to Collective Bargaining

The Committee on Ways and Means
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
1:30 pm, Room 211

Attention:    Chair Jill Tokuda, Vice Chair Donovan Dela Cruz and
Members of the Committee

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urges the committee to support the passage of the HB 810, HD1 version of the measure.  The Senate Draft 1 version of the measure removed the appropriate remedy for Bargaining Units 01, 05 and 07 for conflict resolution, since these bargaining units are not subject to binding arbitration.  

Chapter 89-9, Hawaii Revised Statutes, outlines the scope of negotiations and consultation and Chapter 89-11, Hawaii Revised Statutes, outlines the resolution of disputes and impasse procedures between the exclusive representative and the employer.  The amendments to these respective sections outlined in HB 810 HD1 will provide the appropriate pathway for all bargaining units to resolve disputes between the exclusive representative and the employer regarding contributions to the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF).   

UHPA urges the committee to support passage of the HB 810, HD1 version.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director

SB 410, SD1, RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

The House Committee on Labor & Public Employment
Thursday, March 16, 2017
9:00 am, Room 309

Attention:    Chair Aaron Ling Johanson, Vice Chair Daniel Holt and Members of the Committee

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urges the committee to support SB 410, SD1 which encourages the parties to a collective bargaining agreement to negotiate in a manner that effectuates the purpose of Chapter 89. Such purpose includes recognizing that public employees have a voice in determining their working conditions. This proposed measure advances the cooperative relations between employers and employees that establishes a healthy collective bargaining environment.

UHPA encourages the Committee to support SB 410, SD1.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director

SB 919, SD1, RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

The House Committee on Labor & Public Employment
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
9:00 am, Room 309

Attention: Chair Aaron Ling Johanson, Vice Chair Daniel Holt and Members of the Committee

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urge the Committee to support passage of SB 919, SD1 which is a measure to appropriate funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for salary costs for public employees in collective bargaining unit (7) and for certain employees excluded from collective bargaining.

UHPA urges the committee to support SB 919, SD1.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director

SB 919, SD1, RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT COST ITEMS

The Senate Committee on Ways and Means
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
10:05 am, Room 211

Attention: Chair Jill Tokuda, Vice Chair Donovan Dela Cruz and Members of the Committee

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urge the Committee to support passage of SB 919, SD1 which is a measure to appropriate funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for salary costs for public employees in collective bargaining unit (7) and for certain employees excluded from collective bargaining.

UHPA urges the committee to support SB 919, SD1.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director

HB 810, HD1 Relating to Collective Bargaining

The House Committee on Finance
Thursday, February 23, 2017
1:00 pm, Room 308

Attention:    Chair Sylvia Luke, Vice Chair Ty Cullen and Members of the Committee

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urges the committee to support passage of HB 810, HD1.

Chapter 89-9, Hawaii Revised Statutes, outlines the scope of negotiations and consultation and Chapter 89-11, Hawaii Revised Statutes, outlines the resolution of disputes and impasse procedures between the exclusive representative and the employer.  The amendments to these respective sections outlined in HB 810 HD1 will provide the appropriate pathway for resolving disputes between the exclusive representative and the employer regarding contributions to the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund (EUTF).   

UHPA urges the committee to support HB 810, HD1.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director

 

HB 232, HD1, RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING

The House Committee on Finance
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
3:00 pm, Room 308

Attention: Chair Sylvia Luke, Vice Chair Ty Cullen and Members of the Committee

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urges the committee to support HB 232, HD1, which encourages the parties to a collective bargaining agreement to negotiate in a manner that effectuates the purpose of Chapter 89. Such purpose includes recognizing that public employees have a voice in determining their working conditions. This proposed measure advances the cooperative relations between employers and employees that establishes a healthy collective bargaining environment.

UHPA encourages the Committee to support HB 232, HD1.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director

 

SB 919, Relating to Public Employment Cost Items

The Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor
Thursday, February 9, 2017
9:00 am, Room 016

 

RE: SB 919, Relating to  Public Employment Cost Items

 

Attention: Chair Gilbert Keith-Agaran, Vice Chair Karl Rhoads and
Members of the Committee

 

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urges the committee to support passage of SB 919 which is a measure to appropriate funds for fiscal biennium 2017-2019 for salary costs for public employees in collective bargaining unit (7) and for certain employees excluded from collective bargaining.

UHPA urges the committee to support SB 919.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director

 

SB 410, Collective Bargaining; Negotiations; Prohibited Practices

The Senate Committee on Judiciary and Labor
Thursday, February 9, 2017
9:00 am, Room 016

 

RE: SB 410, Collective Bargaining; Negotiations; Prohibited Practices

 

Attention: Chair Gilbert Keith-Agaran, Vice Chair Karl Rhoads and
Members of the Committee

 

The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly (UHPA) urges the committee to support SB 410, which encourages the parties to a collective bargaining agreement to negotiate in a manner that effectuates the purpose of Chapter 89. Such purpose includes recognizing that public employees have a voice in determining their working conditions. This proposed measure advances the cooperative relations between employers and employees that establishes a healthy collective bargaining environment.

UHPA encourages the Committee to support SB 410.

Respectfully Submitted,

Kristeen Hanselman
Executive Director