HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii state government employees are voting on new contracts that include salary increases.
Three units of the Hawaii Government Employees Association were voting on contracts Wednesday.
Tentative contracts for 14,000 white collar workers in nonsupervisory jobs and more than 850 white-collar supervisors include a 4 percent salary increase effective in July of next year.
A separate contract negotiated for 800 blue-collar supervisory workers includes a 4 percent salary increase this year followed by a 2 percent increase next year.
About 2,300 HGEA members who work for the University of Hawaii will vote on their tentative contract today.
The contract for university administrative, professional and technical workers includes a 4 percent salary increase this year and a two-step adjustment next year equivalent to a 4 percent increase.