United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO v. Houghton

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Electronically Filed Supreme Court SCWC-15-0000420 14-FEB-2017 10:44 AM SCWC-15-0000420 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF HAWAI I IN THE MATTER OF UNITED PUBLIC WORKERS, AFSCME, LOCAL 646, AFL-CIO, Petitioner/Complainant-Appellant-Appellant, v. TIMOTHY A. HOUGHTON, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU; LORI M.K. KAHIKINA, DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU; CAROLEE C. KUBO, DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU; AND KIRK CALDWELL, MAYOR, CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, Respondents/Respondents-Appellees-Appellees, and HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD, JAMES B. NICHOLSON, CHAIRPERSON; ROCK B. LEY, BOARD MEMBER; AND SESNITA A.D. MOEPONO, BOARD MEMBER, Respondents/Agency-Appellees-Appellees. CERTIORARI TO THE INTERMEDIATE COURT OF APPEALS (CAAP-15-0000420; CIVIL NOS. 03-1-0546-03, 03-1-0552-03) ORDER REJECTING APPLICATION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI (By: Recktenwald, C.J., Nakayama, Pollack, and Wilson, JJ., and Circuit Judge Crabtree, in place of McKenna, J., recused) Petitioner/Complainant-Appellant-Appellant United Public Workers, AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO’s Application for Writ of Certiorari, filed January 3, 2017, is hereby rejected. DATED: Honolulu, Hawai i, February 14, 2017. /s/ Mark E. Recktenwald /s/ Paula A. Nakayama /s/ Richard W. Pollack /s/ Michael D. Wilson /s/ Jeffrey P. Crabtree 2