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Wednesday, March 20, 2019
House Resolution Seeks Return of Hawaiian Airlines Call Center
By Rep Bob McDermott @ 11:37 AM :: 5847 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Tourism

...the House Labor Committee unanimously approved a draft resolution calling on Hawaiian Airlines to return the 200 plus call center jobs it has outsourced to the Philippines....

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Saturday, March 16, 2019
Restore flexibility for delivery of public services
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:38 PM :: 5454 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Small Business

...You just violated Hawaii law. Get ready to be sued....

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Thursday, March 14, 2019
State’s use of contractors just a hint of what could be
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:47 PM :: 5628 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Small Business

...state agencies have saved thousands of dollars a year by privatizing some of their janitorial positions....

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019
After Konno: How Hawaii Can revive contracting as policy option
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:57 PM :: 4828 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor

...A small tweak to an old law might be all that is needed to help the state partner with the private sector....

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Sunday, March 10, 2019
Hawaii Supreme Court: Must Employer Hold Open Injured Worker's Position Eternally?
By Robert Thomas @ 4:33 PM :: 5323 Views :: Health Care, Labor, Small Business

...Amicus Brief: Employer Can Fill Injured Worker's Position If There Are Legitimate Business Reasons For Doing So....

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Kanuikapono School: Will Teachers be Fired to Cover Up FBI Investigation?
By Video @ 8:03 PM :: 9050 Views :: Kauai County, Education K-12, Ethics, Labor, OHA

...Kanuikapono Charter School Leadership Itself Is Now Being Watched....

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Suddenly Transsexual at 50--Former Dude Scores $95K from New Age Guru
By News Release @ 1:32 AM :: 8455 Views :: Hawaii County , First Amendment, Labor, Religion

...transsexual wins $95K after being fired by Big Island New Age retreat center....

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Feds Bust Labor Law Violators at Hawaii Malls
By News Release @ 10:29 PM :: 6103 Views :: Labor, Law Enforcement, Small Business

...Wage and Hour Division (WHD) focused on retail mall employers in Hawaii, recovered $698,120 in back wages and liquidated damages for 339 employees, and led WHD to assess $59,523 in civil penalties for child labor violations during Fiscal Year 2018....

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Hawaii Small Businesses Speak out Against Minimum Wage Hike
By News Release @ 4:45 AM :: 4506 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...Hawaii small-business association offers a better idea for State House to consider....

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Monday, February 11, 2019
Janus: UH Employee Sues HGEA
By News Release @ 2:39 PM :: 7547 Views :: First Amendment, Higher Education, Labor

...The University and HGEA refuse to allow her to resign union membership....

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Friday, February 8, 2019
UHERO: New Benchmarking Will Reveal Higher Unemployment
By UHERO @ 3:09 PM :: 4188 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...We expect downward revisions in the healthcare industry and in accommodation and food services, where job gains remained lackluster throughout 2018....

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Friday, February 8, 2019
BoE Announces Transsexual Bullying Policy--How Many HSTA Members Will be Fired?
By News Release @ 3:26 AM :: 6328 Views :: Education K-12, Family, Labor

...Thousands of HSTA Members Could be Targeted by New Anti-Bullying Policy....

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Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Restaurant Closures Correlate to Minimum Wage Hikes
By Grassroot Institute @ 3:05 PM :: 5444 Views :: Labor, Small Business, Tourism

...For every dollar that the San Francisco minimum wage went up, there was a 4 to 10 percent increase in the likelihood of restaurant closings....

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Sunday, February 3, 2019
Honolulu Ranks 72nd for Fiscal Health
By News Release @ 5:14 PM :: 6374 Views :: Honolulu County, Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Taxes

...Honolulu has a Taxpayer Burden of $23,000, earning it an "F" grade....

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Saturday, February 2, 2019
HB1191: Minimum Wage Hike Written to Exclude Public Employees
By News Release @ 8:01 PM :: 5285 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...Under HB1191 HD1, the minimum wage for employees not receiving employer-sponsored health insurance will gradually increase until it reaches $15.00 in 2024, and $12.50 in 2024 for employees who are receiving employer-sponsored health insurance  (Editor's Note: This formula avoids re-writing State and County union contracts)....

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Sunday, January 27, 2019
Naming Names: Hawaii Politicians Profit from Sub-Minimum Wage Sweatshops for the Disabled
By Selected News Articles @ 8:36 PM :: 9352 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Labor

...secrets of the system in our state through which public funds are funneled into private pockets while workers with disabilities toil away in sweatshops....

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Sunday, January 27, 2019
Public pension crisis? We're on it!
By Grassroot Institute @ 7:14 PM :: 5490 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor, Taxes

...How to resolve Hawaii’s public pension debt crisis....

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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Small Business Poll: 88% Say 'No' to Minimum Wage Hike
By News Release @ 5:12 PM :: 4573 Views :: Labor, Small Business

...Hawaii employers have the added expense of complying with the state’s Prepaid Healthcare Act, which should be considered when examining the minimum wage....

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Monday, January 21, 2019
Hawaii Most Unionized State
By News Release @ 8:40 PM :: 5915 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Hawaii and New York had the highest union membership rates--23.1 percent and 22.3 percent, respectively....

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Friday, January 18, 2019
Hawaii Construction Employment Down 4.8% for 2018
By News Release @ 5:35 PM :: 5366 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Hawaii suffered the second-largest construction employment decline in USA....

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Thursday, January 10, 2019
New Hi-Tech Payroll System Reveals 4,589 State Employees Paid for 'Multiple Positions'
By News Release @ 11:54 PM :: 4666 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor

...On the first pay date of the year on Jan. 4, 2019, the PeopleSoft Payroll system issued 70,771 payments to 66,182 employees, as there are individuals issued pay for multiple positions....

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Friday, January 4, 2019
Government-Funded Sweatshops: No Minimum Wage for Hawaii Disabled Workers
By Selected News Articles @ 9:39 PM :: 8541 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Labor, Small Business

...people with disabilities in Hawaii often work for pennies per hour while living on welfare benefits....

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Friday, December 21, 2018
Supreme Court Releases Opinion Striking Down HSTA Property Tax ConAm
By News Release @ 2:35 AM :: 6016 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Taxes

...the question posed to voters must be clear and neither misleading nor deceptive....

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Thursday, December 13, 2018
Hawaii hotel strike linked to lack of economic freedom
By Selected News Articles @ 8:42 PM :: 6528 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor, Tourism, Cost of Living

...According to the Grassroot Institute, high taxes, high government spending and burdensome regulation were major reasons economic freedom in the state continued to decline; they also contributed heavily to the state’s high cost of living....

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Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Whitewash: HGEA Members at State Hospital Get No Punishment for Saito Escape
By News Release @ 7:32 PM :: 7130 Views :: Ethics, Health Care, Labor, Law Enforcement

... Saito had sexual relations with at least three hospital staff members. Saito has been known for his manipulative nature, and sources say sexual relations took place on multiple occasions where he was able to obtain contraband ....

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Janus: DAGS Bobbles Union Dues Collection
By News Release @ 11:27 AM :: 5056 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...UHPA filed a Prohibited Practice with the Hawaii Labor Relations Boards seeking to remedy these problems and ensure the State is compliant with their obligations under the Hawaii collective bargaining law....

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Sunday, December 2, 2018
Fraud, Collusion, Embezzlement: Hawaii OPEB Debt
By Andrew Walden @ 9:48 AM :: 7602 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Labor

...The majority’s interpretation embraces the view that the legislature has authorized payment for fraud, collusion, embezzlement, and bad faith dealings....

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Hawaii putting bond investors in a world of hurt
By Selected News Articles @ 12:58 AM :: 6562 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii State Government, Labor

...Hawaii is precariously stretched to fund debt obligations....

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Saturday, November 17, 2018
Thousands of HSTA Members Could be Targeted by New Anti-Bullying Policy
By Selected News Articles @ 5:31 PM :: 6343 Views :: Education K-12, Labor

...5,270 students were bullied or harassed again after school officials were made aware of their initial incident....

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Thursday, November 8, 2018
Teachers Union: Push Sovereignty Movement in Classrooms
By Andrew Walden @ 3:35 PM :: 6564 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, Labor

...Sovereignty flows from the will of the people.  The people’s will is statehood.  But the teacher’s union is pushing the rhetoric of an internationally-known anti-Semite to change your child's mind....

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Friday, November 2, 2018
Lower cost of living to help teachers, everyone
By Grassroot Institute @ 4:50 PM :: 5472 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Cost of Living

...lower state and county taxes, reduce government regulations, allow more housing to be built, update the federal Jones Act and narrow the scope of occupational licensure....

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Monday, October 22, 2018
Test Case for Hawaii? Internet Providers Take On Vermont Net Neutrality
By Selected News Articles @ 3:05 PM :: 6533 Views :: First Amendment, Hawaii State Government, Labor, Small Business

...internet service providers sued Vermont on Thursday in an effort to overturn its recently enacted net neutrality rules....

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Saturday, October 20, 2018
HSTA Property Tax: Two Wolves Fight Over Dinner
By Robert Thomas @ 2:12 AM :: 6810 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Labor, Taxes

...the lambs (the voters and taxpayers) didn't have much of a say as usual, and portions of the arguments revealed what these folks think about the intelligence of the average Hawaii voter....

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Saturday, October 20, 2018
ConAm: Supreme Court Strikes Down HSTA Poison Pill
By Andrew Walden @ 1:03 AM :: 7538 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Taxes

...HSTA members should note that their leadership has been played for the fools that they are....

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Thursday, October 18, 2018
Video: Hawaii AG Tells Supreme Court 'Vote No' on HSTA Property Tax
By Andrew Walden @ 5:18 PM :: 8731 Views :: Education K-12, Judiciary, Labor, Taxes

... There was laughter heard from the audience ....

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Bogus Study Debunked: Hawaii Teacher Salaries Above Average
By Selected News Articles @ 3:25 PM :: 8185 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...With one statewide district, Hawaii ranks 51st for 'opportunity and competition'....

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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Why ConAm Will Hurt Teachers and Keiki
By Video @ 4:16 AM :: 6574 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Taxes, Cost of Living

...law professor Randall Roth and entrepreneur Stanley Lau are leading a community movement that says the measure will actually hurt teachers and our school children....

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Monday, October 15, 2018
Gay Bullying Policy: DoE Sets Public Hearings
By News Release @ 9:14 PM :: 8135 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Family, First Amendment, Labor

...a new section titled Chapter 89 Civil Rights Policy and Complaint Procedures for Student(s) Complaints against Adult(s)....

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Friday, October 5, 2018
HGEA Claims Another Pelt: DOCARE Chief Quits
By News Release @ 9:20 PM :: 6734 Views :: Environment, Labor, Police

...Robert Farrell, who has served as Chief of the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) since January 2017, announced his decision to move into a project support role with reduced hours, effective today....

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Friday, October 5, 2018
Maui 5th Lowest unemployment in USA, Oahu 7th
By Selected News Articles @ 5:14 PM :: 3971 Views :: Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...US metro areas with the best and worst job markets....

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
Tax Hike on Renters? HSTA Trots out old Front Groups
By News Release @ 8:52 PM :: 5602 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Taxes

...Parents for Public Schools of Hawaii was Founded in 2009 when Hawaii public schools were closed for 17 “Furlough Fridays”....

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Thursday, October 4, 2018
Constitutional Amendment Ballot Measure Will Raise Cost of Living -- Funds may not go to Public Education
By News Release @ 6:38 PM :: 7243 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Taxes, Cost of Living

...Those opposed to the constitutional amendment attending the news conference today stood outside a modest, family-owned walk-up apartment on Date Street, valued at approximately $1.5 million, to draw attention to the type of investment properties that would be impacted by the new tax....

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
HSTA Operatives Set School Protest in Push to Tax Renters
By News Release @ 3:40 AM :: 5460 Views :: Education K-12, Labor, Taxes

...Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 7 to 8 a.m....

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Saturday, September 29, 2018
Stop Digging Deeper Pension Debt
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 6:50 PM :: 4528 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Labor

...state policymakers are willing to commit to payments on the unfunded liabilities, but haven’t done much to curb the excessive spending practices that have led us to this point....

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Friday, September 28, 2018
Hawaii Construction Forecast: After Pullback, Construction Prospects Firm
By UHERO @ 11:33 PM :: 6341 Views :: Development, Economy, Labor

...Following two years of decline, the pace of building in Hawaii has stabilized. The value of construction permits is posting healthy gains across all sub-sectors this year....

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Friday, September 28, 2018
DBEDT Report: Top 20 Occupations in Hawaii
By News Release @ 5:19 AM :: 5709 Views :: Economy, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...Retail Sales Workers topped the list at 42,445 workers in 2016, which accounted for 5.9 percent of Hawaii’s civilian workforce; followed by Food and Beverage Serving Workers at 40,775, 5.7 percent ... Construction Trade Workers ranked third place 34,137, 4.8 percent....

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Friday, September 28, 2018
Janus: Hawaii union law potentially unconstitutional
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:20 AM :: 6629 Views :: First Amendment, Labor

...Two prominent attorneys agree Act 007 may violate Supreme Court Janus decision....

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Financial State of the States--Hawaii 45th--$31,600 Debt per Person
By News Release @ 2:41 PM :: 5106 Views :: Hawaii State Government, Hawaii Statistics, Labor

...the state continues to hide $4.2 billion of its retiree health care debt....

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Monday, September 24, 2018
Report Ties Hawaii Youth Suicide Rate to HSTA Grab for HGEA Positions
By Andrew Walden @ 7:01 PM :: 152304 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Health Care, Labor

"...Behavioral Specialists described an alarming frequency of significantly dangerous behaviors exhibited by a number of students, including suicide attempts that were nearly fatal...." 

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Friday, September 14, 2018
VIDEO: 'Problematic' HSTA Rental Tax
By Video @ 5:40 PM :: 7062 Views :: Hawaii County , Education K-12, Labor, Taxes

...Two public forums have been set to help educate voters....

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