HSTA holds live briefing, Q&A session on furlough threat

2021-02-05T01:23:15-10:00January 26, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

On Dec. 28, HSTA held a live briefing to inform members on furlough threats, our response, and other COVID-19-related updates and actions. Several developments have occurred relating to the governor’s threat of furloughing state employees.

As lawmakers reconvene, hundreds testify against pay cuts

2020-05-12T12:17:00-10:00May 12, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

More than 450 people — many of them teachers — sent in testimony urging lawmakers to stop any effort to cut state workers’ salaries, which would worsen the teacher shortage crisis as well as the state economy.

Legislature reconvenes today, public can view sessions online and on-air

2020-05-12T05:23:00-10:00May 12, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When the 2020 Legislative session reconvenes Monday, the Hawaii State Capitol will be secured and closed to the general public, but hearings and floor sessions will be broadcast and live-streamed.

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