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Minimum Wage Rises to $10.10 Over the Next Three Years   HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that per Act 82, Session Laws of Hawaii (2014), the minimum wage for most employers will increase to $7.75 per hour beginning on January 1, 2015. “This increase will boost consumer ...
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Jobs Increase 5,400 in November over October HONOLULU — the Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 4.0 percent, down from 4.1 percent in October. Statewide, 642,850 were employed and 27,000 unemployed in November for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of ...
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Improved Rates Projected to Save Employers $50 Million HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that Unemployment Insurance contribution rates for 2015 will be reduced 22 percent on average, resulting in employers paying $50 million less in taxes, or $100 less per employee on average for 2015. The ...
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