Dole Middle School’s principal notified employees about the death via email shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday. The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) has refused to approve telework for any Dole teachers, despite the fact that many of them have no students in their classes.
Hawaii public school teachers are scheduled to receive negotiated pay increases this fall. Effective the first day of the second quarter, educators will receive a 3.5 percent across-the-board pay raise, which will show up in their paychecks starting Nov. 5.
The Hawaii State Teachers Association is pleased to report a positive development in our prohibited practice complaint regarding the state’s refusal to bargain over rapidly changing coronavirus threats to our members.
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HSTA’s officers want to hear about front-line teachers’ school reopening concerns in a virtual listening session on Thursday, Sept. 10.
If your individual situation or school has specific circumstances in which there is an unsafe, or unhealthful condition, you have the right as an employee to file a confidential complaint with HIOSH and ask for an inspection.
The Hawaii Labor Relations Board (HLRB) this week denied the state’s motion to dismiss the HSTA's prohibited practice complaint about the state refusing to bargain with HSTA over rapidly changing coronavirus threats to its members.
Hawaii State Teachers Association members at public charter schools are encouraged to share their questions and concerns as we continue to advocate for all members during this COVID-19 pandemic.
This formal written request follows the class grievance that HSTA filed Aug. 17 on behalf of Bargaining Unit 05 employees over violations to the HSTA collective bargaining agreement (contract) and memorandum of understanding (MOU) reached with the state of Hawaii in June.
The Hawaii State Department of Education is hosting surge testing sites at several Oahu schools over the holiday weekend to accommodate HIDOE employees and their families.