STAND. COM. REP. NO. 1059-18
RE: H.B. No. 2114
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Twenty-Ninth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2018
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 2114, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Provide that negotiations over the implementation of management decisions affecting terms and conditions of employment that are subject to collective bargaining are not precluded from collective bargaining negotiations; and
(2) Specify that negotiations over the procedures and criteria of certain subjects of bargaining do not compel either party to agree to a proposal or make a concession.
United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO; Hawaii State Teachers Association; University of Hawaii Professional Assembly; Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO; Hawaii State AFL-CIO; and Hawaii Fire Fighters Association supported this measure. The City and County of Honolulu Department of the Prosecuting Attorney and Hawaii Health Systems Corporation opposed this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Making technical, nonsubstantive amendments for clarity, consistency, and style; and
(2) Changing its effective date to upon approval.
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. 2114, H.D. 1, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Third Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 2114, H.D. 2.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair