HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
THIRTY-SECOND LEGISLATURE, 2023
STATE OF HAWAII
A BILL FOR AN ACT
RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:
SECTION 1. Section 89-5, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (b) to read as follows:
The board shall be composed of three members of which [
member shall be representative of management, [ (2)] one member shall be
representative of labor, and [ (3)] the third member, the chairperson,
shall be representative of the public.
All members shall be appointed for terms of six years each in accordance
with the following procedures:
(1) The representative of management shall be appointed by the governor, who may first consider any names submitted by the counties; provided that each county may submit no more than one name;
(2) The representative of labor shall be a
person who is appointed by the governor [
from a list of three nominees
submitted by mutual agreement from a majority of the exclusive representatives;]
and whose name has been submitted to the governor to
serve as the representative of labor by the exclusive representatives certified
pursuant to section 89-8. The process to
determine the nominee whose name is to be submitted to the governor shall be
determined by a simple majority of the exclusive representatives certified
pursuant to section 89-8. The governor
shall transmit the name of the person nominated to serve as the representative
of labor to the senate for advice and consent not later than twenty days after
submission of the nominee's name to the governor; provided that, if the
governor fails to nominate the person selected by a simple majority of
exclusive representatives in accordance with this paragraph, the simple
majority of exclusive representatives shall transmit the person's name directly
to the senate for confirmation; and
(3) The representative of the public shall be appointed by the governor."
SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.
SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect on June 30, 3000.
Collective Bargaining; HLRB; Labor
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. Effective 6/30/3000.
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