Hilo unit seeks Aloha from OPI

Guild members at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald rallied outside the Big Island newspaper office Thursday morning to demand a fair contract. Two days of Hilo talks start later Thursday and Friday.

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Guild, OPI progress toward new Hawaii Tribune-Herald contract

Your Guild bargaining committee reached or confirmed agreements with OPI this week on a grievance procedure, a fair standard for discipline, union shop, dues deduction, and leaves of absence.

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald unit begins negotiations with new owners

Bargaining Bulletin #1 Newspaper Guild and OPI management representatives met and exchanged initial proposals this week, marking the official start of negotiations for a new contract for Tribune-Herald employees. The negotiations – the first since OPI took ownership of the paper and cancelled the Guild contract on December 3 – …

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald unit ratifies contact

Workers at the Hawaii Tribune-Herald voted Thursday to ratify a new two-year contract that includes modest pay raises but higher health insurance premiums and subcontracting that will likely lead to job losses.

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald negotiations lack aloha spirit

Hawaii Tribune-Herald collective bargaining continued Wednesday and Thursday in Waikiki. The guild suggested that the scope of the negotiations be narrowed to focus on about a half dozen priority issues, including wages, job security, medical and management rights. Management offered no pay raise and proposed increases in health care.

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Hostile management attacks union as Hilo talks resume

Hawaii Tribune-Herald management opened talks by attacking union security and insisting on significant employee contributions toward health care with no pay increases.

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Hawaii paper seeks to stiff wronged reporters

Six years after illegally firing two reporters for union activity, management of the Hawaii Tribune-Herald this week sought relief from NLRB to reduce the amount of back pay it owes the wronged journalists.

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