STAND. COM. REP. NO. 677

 

Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2021

 

RE: H.B. No. 465

H.D. 1

 

 

 

 

Honorable Scott K. Saiki

Speaker, House of Representatives

Thirty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2021

State of Hawaii

 

Sir:

 

Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred H.B. No. 465, H.D. 1, entitled:

 

"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING,"

 

begs leave to report as follows:

 

The purpose of this measure is to:

 

(1) Clarify that the representative of labor on the Hawaii Labor Relations Board be a person selected by a majority of the exclusive representatives of the collective bargaining units; and

 

(2) Establish procedures for the removal of the representative of labor from the Hawaii Labor Relations Board.

 

Your Committee received testimony in support of this measure from the Hawaii Government Employees Association, AFSCME Local 152, AFL-CIO; Hawaii State Teachers Association; Hawaii Fire Fighters Association, Local 1463, IAFF, AFL-CIO; United Public Workers, AFSCME Local 646, AFL-CIO; and one individual. Your Committee received testimony in opposition to this measure from the Office of Collective Bargaining. Your Committee received comments on this measure from the Hawaii Labor Relations Board.

 

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. 465, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.

 

 

Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,

 

 

 

 

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SYLVIA LUKE, Chair