STAND. COM. REP. NO.582-02
RE: H.B. No. 1966
Honorable Calvin K.Y. Say
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-First State Legislature
Regular Session of 2002
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 1966, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT,"
begs leave to report as follows:
The purpose of this bill is to require the retention of at least fifty percent of incumbent nonsupervisory employees in the event of the divestiture of a business that employed more than 100 employees at any time during the preceding 12 months.
ILWU Local 142, and Hawaii State AFL-CIO submitted testimony in support of this bill. The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, The Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii, and General Contractors Association of Hawaii submitted testimony in opposition to this bill.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1966, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
DWIGHT Y. TAKAMINE, Chair