Executive Board members, from left, Anthony "Bully" Badayos (Recording Secretary), Wendy Naile (Trustee), Frederick Liva (Vice President), Wayne K S Kaululaau (President), Ryan Yoshida (Secretary-Treasurer), James "Kimo" Laroya Jr. (Trustee), and Walter "Wally" Fox III.
2021 Election Results
Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021
NEW OFFICE HOURS
Effective Monday, February 1, 2021, the New Office Hours from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm. The early start time provides the members with additional opportunities to conduct business at the Dues office or stop by to pick up a scholarship or other reference material.
Aloha Brothers & Sisters! Hawaii Teamsters are Happy to see those Bright Smiles! Bringing to you a New HMO Dental Plan from HMSA starting January 1, 2022. Open Enrollment starts November 1, 2021 - November 30, 2021. Please keep on a look out in the mail for your enrollment packet. Mahalo, stay safe & blessed.
HMSA's Online Care
Aloha Brothers & Sisters! For all members who participate in HMSA's Insurance coverage may down load their online or mobile app to get 24/7 365 days of secure, confidential & convenience in the privacy of your home or anywhere to talk too a doctor. Mahalo!
CANCELLATION OR POSTPONEMENT OF MEETINGS
Teamsters Local Union 996 Executive Board in compliance with the guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control, and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, postponed General Membership Meetings until such time when government mandates have been canceled and meetings allowed to happen once again. Union sponsored meetings with 10 or more people postponed until further notice.
For the Health and Safety of our staff, we will not allow walk-ins to speak with our Business Representatives unless an appointment previously scheduled. Please call (808) 847-6633 to schedule an appointment. The wearing of facecoverings or mask in the office mandatory. Temperature check before entering building and use of hand sanitizer recommended. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Stay safe and healthy!
Teamsters Local 996 continues the fight against what remains of Hawaii Island Air in US Bankruptcy Proceedings
During an investigatory interview, the Supreme Court ruled that the following rules apply:
Rule 1: The employee must make a clear request for union representation before or during the interview. The employee cannot be punished for making this request.
Rule 2: After the employee makes the request, the employer must choose from among three options:
grant the request and delay questioning until the union representative arrives and (prior to the interview continuing) the representative has a chance to consult privately with the employee;
deny the request and end the interview immediately; or
give the employee a clear choice between having the interview without representation, or ending the interview.
Rule 3: If the employer denies the request for union representation, and continues to ask questions, it commits an unfair labor practice and the employee has a right to refuse to answer. The employer may not discipline the employee for such a refusal.
UNION PLUS benefits for Union members. unionplus.org
Standing up for Union members and families. Please visit the Union Plus website for tremendous Benefits and Discounts on Home, Travel, Fun, Auto, Insurance, Health and Education.