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20 Percent Reduction Compared to a Year Ago May 16, 2013 HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for April 2013 declined to 4.9 percent from 5.1 percent in March. The last time the unemployment rate was 4.9 percent was October 2008. ...
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Apply Online for Direct Deposit State Unemployment Benefits Now Available Through Direct Deposit

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The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) is warning employers of an e-mail scam in which employers in various states, including Hawaii, are receiving e-mails that claim to be from the Massachusetts or New York “Division of Unemployment Assistance (DUA).” The emails declare that former employee(s) have filed unemployment claims and request the ...
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