Hawaii Unions

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Honolulu councilmembers passed a measure Wednesday that opponents say favors labor unions and that supporters argue will gurantee jobs for local workers.


Local construction unions will get preference in large city projects under a bill making its way through Honolulu City Council.

Supreme Court Rules on Union Dues

Jun 28, 2018
Christian Fern

This week’s Supreme Court decision in the case known as Janus vs. AFSCME is expected to have a far-reaching impact on the union movement in America, but observers disagree as to what that impact will be. To some, it’s a much-needed adjustment to the way unions operate; to others, it’s a critical blow to the future of organized labor and to collective bargaining. The decision states that public sector employees who are not union members cannot be required to pay the so-called “agency fees” that are taken out of their paychecks.

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Jun 28, 2018
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