STAND. COM. REP. NO. 983
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 Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 157, H.D. 1, 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 employees' exclusive representatives; and
(2) Require that information regarding new hire employees under collective bargaining disclosure requirements be provided within an unspecified payroll period to the appropriate exclusive representatives.
Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO; University of Hawaii Professional Assembly; and Oahu County Democrats supported this measure. The Department of Education and United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO offered comments.
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. 157, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair