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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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Record Civilian Labor Force at 667,750 HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was 4.1 percent, down from 4.2 percent in September. Statewide, 640,150 were employed and 27,650 unemployed in October for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 667,750. ...
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Record Civilian Labor Force at 665,950 HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 4.2 percent, down from 4.3 percent in August. Statewide, 638,050 were employed and 27,900 unemployed in September for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 665,950. ...
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More than 75 Percent of Claimants Now Use Web-Based Claims Filing System HONOLULU — The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded $1,098,390 to the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) to improve the state’s business processes through the application of technology to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program. The federal grants support business process ...
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Record Civilian Labor Force at 662,700 HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August was 4.3 percent, down from 4.4 percent in July. Statewide, 634,150 were employed and 28,600 unemployed in August for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 662,700. ...
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Increased Inspections Results in Early Return of General Industry HONOLULU—The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) and the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today announced that continued improvements in Hawaii’s workplace safety and health regulation will result in DLIR’s Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division (HIOSH) reassuming responsibility for regulating ...
Read More OSHA Returns Workplace Safety and Health Regulation of General Industry to State

Employer Held Liable for Religious and Sexual Harassment HONOLULU — The Hawaii Civil Rights Commission (HCRC) issued a final decision and order holding the Research Institute for Hawaii USA (RIH), and its CEO Christopher Damon Haig, liable for religious and sexual harassment and discrimination against their former executive director Kay Lorraine Bate. HCRC Executive Director ...
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HCRC October 30, 2014 Public Training

Posted on Sep 2, 2014 in News

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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) today released its Occupational Employment and Wages in Hawaii 2013 publication, which provides comprehensive occupational wage data and a snapshot of the state’s record 662,150 workforce. It is the most frequently requested statistical information of the department. Primary consumers of the information include ...
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