HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2021

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & TOURISM

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi, Chair

Rep. Jackson D. Sayama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. Sean Quinlan

Rep. Daniel Holt

Rep. Gregg Takayama

Rep. Dale T. Kobayashi

Rep. Val Okimoto

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 2, 2021

TIME:

9:00 a.m.

PLACE:

VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE

Conference Room 312

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

 

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HB 465

Status

RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.

Establishes 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. Establishes procedures for removal of the representative of labor on the Hawaii Labor Relations Board.

 

LAT, JHA, FIN

HB 567

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.

Requires each department to establish a telework and alternative work schedule policy. Establishes a minimum percentage of eligible employees who are required to telework or use an alternative work schedule policy. Where feasible, requires departments to allow employees who act as a caregiver to telework or use an alternative work schedule.

 

LAT, JHA, FIN

HB 653

Status

RELATING TO PAYMENTS OF SUPPORT.

Includes tips or gratuities paid directly to an individual by a customer of the employer and reported or declared to the employer under the definition of income used to calculate payments of child or spousal support.

 

LAT, JHA, FIN

HB 670

Status

RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.

Authorizes forfeiture of certain ERS benefits, pursuant to court order, for state or county employees and designated beneficiaries who are convicted of an employment-related felony.

 

LAT, JHA, FIN

HB 838

Status

RELATING TO THE HAWAII CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION.

Clarifies the meaning of "program or activity receiving state financial assistance". Excludes cases within the scope of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act from the jurisdiction of the Hawaii civil rights commission.

 

LAT, JHA, FIN

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Chair