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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR ANNE PERREIRA-EUSTAQUIO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2021   HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 9.0 PERCENT IN MARCH Jobs declined by 104,800 over-the-year HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR ANNE PERREIRA-EUSTAQUIO DIRECTOR     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2021 DLIR ISSUES URGENT UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FRAUD MESSAGE HONOLULU — The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) is working with other states and the U.S. Department of Labor (U.S. DOL) to fight fraud and ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR ANNE PERREIRA-EUSTAQUIO DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2021 DLIR PROVIDES UPDATES ON UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAMS $5,281,061,471 in Pandemic Benefits Distributed HONOLULU — The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced updates for unemployment insurance and assistance benefits as a result of ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR ANNE PERREIRA-EUSTAQUIO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2021 DLIR ANNOUNCES PARTIAL CLOSURE OF CALL CENTER Services for General Inquiries Unavailable March 25 HONOLULU — The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the general call queue at its Hawaii Convention Center ...
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  DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR ANNE PERREIRA-EUSTAQUIO DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2021 DLIR ANNOUNCES NO GAP IN BENEFITS EXTENDED IN THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT OF 2021 HONOLULU — The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced updates for unemployment insurance and assistance benefits ...
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COVID-19 Response Timetable

Posted on Mar 9, 2021 in News

DATE ITEM COMMENTS March 6, 2020 COVID-19 Workplace Safety Posted OSHA workplace COVID-19 Guidance March 12 COVID-19 Workplace Safety Posted OSHA’s Classifying Worker Exposure to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) March 17 UI Appointments Appointment only Instituted to effect crowd control & exposure to COVID-19 March 18 Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFRCA) Division C Emergency Family and ...
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For a pdf of the letter click here. February 22, 2021   Rev. Sam Domingo Mr. John Witeck Hawaii Workers Center Hawaiiworkerscenter.org SUBJECT: Letter dated February 13, 2021 Regarding Meeting Request Dear Reverend Domingo and Mr. Witeck, Thank you for your advocacy for Hawaii’s workers. I assure you that the Department of Labor and Industrial ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR ANNE PERREIRA-EUSTAQUIO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2021 STATE AWARDED $1.215M TO COMBAT UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE FRAUD AND IDENTITY THEFT HONOLULU — The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that it was awarded $1,250,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor (U.S. DOL) ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR ANNE PERREIRA-EUSTAQUIO DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2021 STATE ANNOUNCES CARES ACT EXTENSION UPDATE PEUC Program Benefits Available Feb. 16 HONOLULU — The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that it has completed system updates for the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR ANNE PERREIRA-EUSTAQUIO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2021 STATE ANNOUNCES UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE SYSTEM MODERNIZATION New Unemployment Insurance (UI) Platform and Management System to Transform Delivery of Essential Services HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that it ...
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