REPORT TITLE:
Ed Officer Salaries - Study


DESCRIPTION:
Requests the DOE and the exclusive representative for bargaining
unit 6 to study inequities of pay for educational officers.
(SD1)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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THE SENATE                              S.B. NO.           S.D. 1
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL OFFICERS.
 


BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  The department of education and the exclusive
 
 2 representative for bargaining unit 6 shall conduct a study on the
 
 3 issue of compensational parity for educational officers of the
 
 4 department of education.  The study shall include but not be
 
 5 limited to:
 
 6      (1)  A review of the educational officer
 
 7           classification/compensation plan and position
 
 8           descriptions;
 
 9      (2)  An examination of the compensational parity
 
10           implications of the movement of a teacher from the
 
11           teacher salary schedule to placement on the educational
 
12           officer's salary schedule;
 
13      (3)  An assessment on whether implementing a salary
 
14           classification system for educational officers similar
 
15           to the teacher salary classification system is
 
16           appropriate;
 
17      (4)  An assessment on whether educational officers should be
 
18           similarly compensated for continuing educational
 
19           achievement in the manner teachers who earn additional
 

 
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 1           educational credits are compensated; and
 
 2      (5)  Recommendations that will address the issue of
 
 3           providing compensational parity between long-time
 
 4           educational officers and newly-hired educational
 
 5           officers who have transferred over from high level
 
 6           teaching positions.
 
 7      The report shall also review and evaluate the classification
 
 8 and compensation schedules of adult education educational
 
 9 officers as to whether adult education educational officers are
 
10 appropriately compensated when compared to K-12 educational
 
11 officers.
 
12      SECTION 2.  The department of education and the exclusive
 
13 representative for bargaining unit 6 shall submit their report,
 
14 findings and recommendations, and any necessary draft legislation
 
15 to the legislature not later than twenty days prior to the
 
16 convening of the 2000 regular session.
 
17      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.