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Wednesday, October 09, 2013
The UHERO Dashboard Project Jobs Explorer: Occupations in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 12:31 AM :: 3646 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

The Hawaii Jobs Explorer, the first interactive tool to be released as a part of the ongoing UHERO Dashboard Project, is now available for public use....

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Tuesday, October 08, 2013
Comparing Economies: Hawaii and Greece -- The Writing on the Wall
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 3:13 PM :: 5309 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Cost of Living
Recently UHERO presented a detailed inforgraphic of jobs in Hawaii. The inforgraphic answers questions like: What type of jobs, how many and how much do they make?
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Tuesday, October 08, 2013
AG Louie the Grinch: Subs Won’t get Back Pay for Christmas
By News Release @ 3:08 PM :: 3240 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

In September, Plaintiffs’ counsel was informed that the State anticipates that the earliest date on which payments can be made will be the March 5, 2014 pay date....

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Saturday, September 28, 2013
VIDEO: HSTA Leaders talk about priorities for 2013-2014
By Video @ 12:38 AM :: 3185 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

President Wil Okabe shares HSTA’s “Three Priorities” for 2013-2014....

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Thursday, September 26, 2013
HPR: Grassroot Institute on the “Critical State of Hawaii’s Unfunded Liabilities”
By Grassroot Institute @ 10:14 PM :: 3746 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Taxes

...listen to Dr. Akina further discuss the problem on HPR’s “The Conversation”....

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Monday, September 16, 2013
Will Unions Want to Repeal Obamacare?
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:23 PM :: 3023 Views :: Health Care, Labor

In a typical Friday afternoon “news dump,” the Treasury Department announced it could not grant unions’ request for another special Obamacare break....

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Friday, September 13, 2013
$340K in Fines: Hawaii Wins Back OSHA Job After Unicold Raid
By News Release @ 11:45 PM :: 6415 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Small Business
Feds Let Hawaii Resume Control of Regulating Manufacturing Industries....
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Friday, September 13, 2013
AFL-CIO: Obamacare Fundamentally Unfair to Union Workers
By News Release @ 12:45 AM :: 4677 Views :: Health Care, Labor

...without changes to the way the ACA is implemented, there are likely to be "unintended consequences" that will hurt workers' health care coverage....

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Monday, September 02, 2013
ILWU: An injury to one of our corporate employers is an injury to all?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:15 PM :: 4750 Views :: Environment, Development, Labor

"I'm going to f*** with the environmentalists even if I don't have a dog in the fight"

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Monday, September 02, 2013
FULL TEXT: ILWU Quits AFL-CIO Over Obamacare, Union Raids
By News Release @ 12:40 PM :: 4623 Views :: Health Care, Labor
IRONY: The ILWU is quitting AFL-CIO in part due to the signature achievement of a President whose teenage political lessons were learned from Frank Marshall Davis, formerly a columnist at the ILWU-owned Honolulu Record, which was printed back in the days when the ILWU was "too red" to be in the AFL-CIO....
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Monday, September 02, 2013
Is America Still the Land of Labor?
By Heritage Foundation @ 11:22 AM :: 2375 Views :: Labor

For all the talk these days of how to revive our supposedly moribund American Dream, it took a college dropout-turned-actor to state the obvious....

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Friday, August 23, 2013
Keeping the Promise: State Solutions for Government Pension Reform
By NCPA @ 2:48 PM :: 3246 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Taxes

Once they establish principles for reform, legislators can choose from a menu of options. Tinkering with existing plans is the most obvious, and sometimes the easiest....

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
It pays not to work: Hawaii highest welfare benefits in US
By Malia Zimmerman @ 3:36 PM :: 3930 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...benefits in Hawaii average $49,175 — tops in the nation....

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Hawaii Leads Nation in Making Welfare More Attractive than Work
By Grassroot Institute @ 1:37 AM :: 6063 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

Grassroot Institute President Akina calls for strengthening system to improve employment incentive....

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013
OSHA hits Hawaii refrigerated food warehouse: $253K Fine, 63 Violations
By News Release @ 3:59 PM :: 3970 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...a refrigerated food warehouse in Honolulu occupied by Unicold Corp. and nine tenants....

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Saturday, August 10, 2013
JN Musto: Will Hawaii Become the Next Detroit?
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:32 PM :: 3886 Views :: Economy, Labor

Musto discusses with Grassroot Institute’s president Keli’i Akina the similarities and differences between Detroit and Hawaii in light of Detroit’s recent declaration of bankruptcy....

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Thursday, August 08, 2013
UHERO: School's Out, Unemployment Up?
By UHERO @ 4:51 PM :: 3604 Views :: Economy, Labor
Last week's Star Advertiser reported that Honolulu’s unemployment rate increased from May’s 4.0% to 4.7% in June....
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Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Hawaiian Homelands Commissioner Resigns After Mortgage Fraud Conviction Exposed
By Malia Zimmerman @ 7:05 PM :: 5520 Views :: DHHL, Ethics, Labor

Artates is also executive director of the Hawaii Operating Engineers Stabilization Fund...Sentencing hearings are scheduled Sept. 23....

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013
Act 268 Hawaii Unfunded Liabilities Plan: Pot of Gold for Corrupt Union Leaders
By Andrew Walden @ 9:29 PM :: 6990 Views :: Ethics, Labor

OPEB-related corruption has been in the news for years.  For instance....

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Monday, August 05, 2013
Federal Government in Worse Shape than Detroit
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:04 PM :: 3897 Views :: National News, Labor, Taxes

Detroit’s demise was the result of big-government, liberal policies promoted by self-interested politicians and coercive public employee unions....

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Thursday, July 18, 2013
Serious New Questions on Obama Labor Nominee
By Heritage Foundation @ 1:48 PM :: 3032 Views :: National News, Labor

Perez has faced questions about his misleading congressional testimony about his involvement in a quid pro quo deal with the city of St. Paul, Minnesota....

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Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Hotel Workers, Teamsters, UFCW Turning Against Obamacare
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:44 PM :: 3797 Views :: Health Care, Labor

"The unintended consequences of the ACA are severe...."

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Sunday, July 14, 2013
Opportunity to Strengthen Accountability for Tax Dollars
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 5:01 AM :: 3179 Views :: Labor, Taxes

News of the very generous pay increases granted to police officers sent shock waves through the ranks of city and county officials across the state generating calls for “revenue enhancements” or tax increases....

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Monday, July 01, 2013
Governor Signs Bills Expanding Protections, Support for Women and Keiki
By News Release @ 11:04 PM :: 4060 Views :: Family, Labor, Law Enforcement

The Governor also signed bills that extend the voluntary foster care age to 21 as well as keep keiki safe from a parent who has been convicted of a sexual assault....

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Monday, July 01, 2013
As Pritzger Nomination Ratified, UNITE HERE, Hyatt Settle
By News Release @ 3:29 PM :: 2632 Views :: Labor

The agreement will go into effect upon the settlement and ratification of union contracts by Hyatt associates in San Francisco, Honolulu, Los Angeles, and Chicago.....

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Act 137: Abercrombie Creates New HGEA Bargaining Unit
By News Release @ 12:21 AM :: 3807 Views :: Labor, Law Enforcement

Bargaining Unit 14, to represent state law enforcement officers, and state and county ocean safety and water safety officers....

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Sunday, June 16, 2013
Abercrombie Quietly Orders More Pay Hikes, Publishes HGEA, UPW Contracts
By Andrew Walden @ 1:24 AM :: 2953 Views :: Labor
Abercrombie’s office quietly slipped three more executive orders onto its webpage this week....
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Saturday, June 08, 2013
HSTA’s ‘Multi-Front War’ Against ‘Rogue Teachers’
By Selected News Articles @ 12:38 PM :: 3654 Views :: Education K-12, Labor
The Hawaii State Teachers Association’s weekly briefing meeting had turned into a battle-planning session....
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Saturday, June 08, 2013
Abercrombie Quietly Orders Pay Hikes
By Andrew Walden @ 12:17 AM :: 2742 Views :: Labor

Abercrombie’s office quietly slipped two more executive orders onto its webpage this week....

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Wednesday, June 05, 2013
HSTA Appoints Team to Tackle Teacher Evaluations
By Video @ 10:43 PM :: 3025 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

HSTA won a victory through bargaining this spring with agreement by the Employer to create a Joint Committee to study the Educator Evaluation System....

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Saturday, June 01, 2013
UHPA to NEA: "Thank you for trying to destroy our union"
By News Release @ 1:39 PM :: 3677 Views :: Higher Education, Labor
You threatened to destroy us (“decertify” is the technical term) when you visited last June if we ceased our relationship with NEA....
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Monday, May 20, 2013
Penny Pritzker: Waikiki Hotel Workers Union to Protest Obama Commerce Nominee
By Selected News Articles @ 4:36 PM :: 4193 Views :: Labor, Obama

One of the largest hospitality unions in the nation will protest President Barack Obama’s commerce secretary nominee on Thursday, the first day of her confirmation hearings....

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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Minimum Wage Should Not Be Living Wage
By Lowell L Kalapa @ 6:00 AM :: 3839 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor
...those critics probably never held a real job or never ran their own business....
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Friday, May 17, 2013
Hawaii leads nation in per-capita debt for unfunded union benefits
By Malia Zimmerman @ 10:32 PM :: 4421 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Taxes
Source: Truth in Accounting...
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Thursday, May 16, 2013
Atheists Attack HGEA, UPW Contract: Demand Unions Give Up Paid Holiday
By Andrew Walden @ 2:58 PM :: 3699 Views :: First Amendment, Labor
sponsored by gay ‘marriage’ activist, convicted thief Michael ‘Bitchbear’ Golujuch, Jr....
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Thursday, May 02, 2013
Starting in October: 15% Penalty on Overpaid Unemployment Comp
By Selected News Articles @ 7:18 AM :: 3967 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Taxes

Hawaii has amended its Employment Security Law as follows....

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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
States Could Push Part-Time Employees Into Obamacare Exchanges
By NCPA @ 8:35 AM :: 3010 Views :: Health Care, Labor
Washington state lawmakers have found a creative way of transferring a large chunk of their health care expenses into the health exchanges....
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Abercrombie: UPW Contract 'Positive Result of Partnership'
By News Release @ 12:04 AM :: 2638 Views :: Labor
The Governor also acknowledged the efforts of UH Manoa Industrial Relations Center Director Joyce Najita, whose mediation services greatly contributed to achieving consensus....
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Thursday, April 25, 2013
HGEA Announces Unit 8 Contract Settlement
By News Release @ 10:47 AM :: 4194 Views :: Labor

HGEA’s Unit 8 membership consists of approximately 2,350 administrative, professional and technical University of Hawaii employees....

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Wednesday, April 24, 2013
HSTA Cheers Defeat of 'Instructional Hours', Targets Preschool Vouchers
By News Release @ 12:10 PM :: 3243 Views :: Education K-12, Labor
...SB 1084 is a voucher that will allow public money to pay for private preschools....
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Sunday, April 21, 2013
Abercrombie Orders ‘Flexible Pay’ Hikes to Match Outside Job Offers
By Andrew Walden @ 11:36 PM :: 3287 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor
... the new, legal, and inexpensive way of bribing Cabinet members and their top lieutenants ....
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Saturday, April 20, 2013
UHPA Pushes Back Against NEA Raid, Cyberattack
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 4782 Views :: Higher Education, Labor
When asked whether she believed the cyberattack could be related to the NEA issue, Hanselman said, "It's a strange coincidence."
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Saturday, April 20, 2013
HB634 Obstructs Sale of Businesses With Over 100 Employees
By News Release @ 2:01 AM :: 2609 Views :: Labor

House Bill 634, which would require the purchase of a company to hire 100 percent of the seller’s employees, is now in a conference committee....

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Friday, April 19, 2013
SB535: Illegal to Fire Your Child’s Babysitter
By News Release @ 11:52 PM :: 5317 Views :: Family, Labor

SB535SD1HD2 would make it illegal for any Hawaii family to fire or otherwise change the employment status of nannies, babysitters, caretakers, and other domestic workers....

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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
HSTA Membership Ratifies Contract
By News Release @ 11:55 PM :: 4098 Views :: Education K-12, Labor
...After more than two years working without a contract, 95% of teachers statewide voted in favor of the tentative agreement....
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013
HSTA Convention Urges Ratification: Contract Vote Today
By News Release @ 1:04 PM :: 3081 Views :: Education K-12, Labor
... poll sites will be open from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.....
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Monday, April 08, 2013
UHERO: Improved Employment Numbers Still Short of Pre-Recession Peak
By Selected News Articles @ 12:55 PM :: 3058 Views :: Economy, Labor
...4,000 more jobs were created in Hawaii over the past two years than previously thought....
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Sunday, April 07, 2013
Creative Insolvency: EUTF to Enter ‘Shadow Insurance Industry’?
By Andrew Walden @ 1:36 PM :: 6411 Views :: Health Care, Labor
...a multi-billion dollar scheme to rework Hawaii government employees pension and health insurance funding is made its way through the legislature....
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Thursday, April 04, 2013
To Encourage Hanabusa to Run Against Abercrombie, Trade Unions Endorse Schatz
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 4774 Views :: Democratic Party, Labor
“We’re trying to push her to run against the governor.”
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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
NFIB to Lobby Against Minimum Wage Hike Today
By News Release @ 1:59 PM :: 5007 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Cost of Living
Hawaii small-business owners will gather in Room 329 in the State Capitol, today, March 27, at 4 p.m. at about the same time the House Finance Committee takes up HB 331....
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