UHPA, UPW stand up for marriage equality!
Both the University of Hawaii Professional Assembly and United Public Workers recently announced their support for marriage equality in the upcoming special session, joining UNITE HERE Local 5, Hawaii Nurses Association (OPEIU Local
50), USW Local 12-591, Musicians Association of Hawai'i, SAG-AFTRA
Hawai'i, Hawaii State Teachers Association, Hawaii State Teachers Staff
Organization, Machinists Local Lodge 1998, and United Food and
Commercial Workers Local 480, Pride At Work Hawai'i, and Labor Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii.
Mahalo to all these labor organizations for supporting LGBT workers and their families!
Go to our "Take Action" page for instructions on how to submit testimony.
To read the Labor Day Statement on Marriage Equality, see below.
Check out these great letters to our elected officials from the leaders of:
-HNA President Joan Craft
-SAG-AFTRA President David Farmer and Executive Director Brenda Ching
-USW 12-591 Hawaii Unit Chair Pat Koge
Review our "Marriage Equality as a Labor Issue" talking points here.