STAND. COM. REP. NO. 373
RE: H.B. No. 157
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. 157 entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Expand the types of employee information government agencies are required to disclose, upon written request, to employee exclusive representatives; and
(2) Require that information regarding new hire employees under collective bargaining disclosure requirements be provided within one payroll period to the appropriate exclusive representatives.
The University of Hawaii Professional Assembly and the Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO testified in support of this measure. The Department of Education and City and County of Honolulu Department of Human Resources provided comments on this measure.
Your Committee has amended this measure by:
(1) Deleting the specified period of time in which information regarding new hire employees is to be provided to the appropriate exclusive representatives; and
(2) 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. 157, as amended herein, and recommends that it pass Second Reading in the form attached hereto as H.B. No. 157, 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