STAND. COM. REP. NO. 108
RE: H.B. No. 1414
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Labor & Public Employment, to which was referred H.B. No. 1414 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO THE HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Determining qualifications for persons to serve as grievance arbitrators and interest arbitrators; and
(2) Reviewing and determining the qualifications and criteria for potential arbitrators selected under certain circumstances to resolve collective bargaining impasses.
The Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO and Hawaii Fire Fighters Association, Local 1463, IAFF, AFL-CIO supported this measure. The Hawaii Labor Relations Board and University of Hawaii Professional Assembly commented on this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by changing its effective date to January 1, 2050, to facilitate further discussion.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Labor & Public Employment that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of H.B. No. 1414, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 1414, H.D. 1, and be referred to your Committee on Finance.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Labor & Public Employment,
AARON LING JOHANSON, Chair