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The fight for temporary hazard pay

United Public Workers is leading legal battles in multiple jurisdictions regarding Temporary Hazard Pay. Here’s the latest.

Podcast

United 808: Episode 5

Episode 5 covers some important topics including the recent Government Affairs victory with the passing of House Bill 1640, which focuses on repricing classes within a bargaining unit.

Podcast

United 808: Episode 4

State Director Kalani Werner and host Flash discuss the Jimmy Toledo Scholarship, contract proposals for the next round of collective bargaining agreements, Unit Elections, Division Officers, and State Officer Elections, and the fight for THP

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Challenges and Commitment: The Reality at Hilo Wastewater

Members at Hilo Wastewater are overwhelmed and overworked. Given the limited resources available, we want to assure the public that these experienced, highly trained workers are doing their best under the circumstances.