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HAWAIʻI CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION WILLIAM D. HOSHIJO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR DISABILITY COMMUNICATION ACCESS BOARD  FRANCINE WAI EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2018 STATE CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION AND DISABILITY COMMUNICATION ACCESS BOARD CAUTION: New Service Animal Law Does Not Diminish Rights of Persons with Disabilities Under State and Federal Fair Housing Law  HONOLULU – The ...
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The State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) announced today that the major disaster declaration (FEMA-DR-4366) made by President Donald Trump on May 11, 2018 due to damages resulting from the ongoing Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes that began on May 3, 2018 includes the Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program for the County of ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2018 HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT  2.0 PERCENT IN MAY Jobs Increase 11,300 Over the Year HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was ...
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 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2018 STATE REPORTS SURGE IN SERIOUS WORK-RELATED INDUSTRIAL ACCCIDENTS Increase Includes Fatalities, Amputations, Burns and Other Serious Injuries  HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that four fatalities and several serious ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2018 HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT NEW RECORD 2.0 PERCENT IN APRIL Jobs Increase 8,600 Over the Year HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ...
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 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2018 HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT  2.1 PERCENT IN MARCH Jobs Increase 8,200 Over the Year HONOLULU — The Hawaii 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 LEONARD HOSHIJO DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2018 HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.1 PERCENT IN FEBRUARY Increase of 2,300 Jobs Over the Month HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ...
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 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2018 STATE PENALIZES AND MOVES TO SUSPEND CONTRACTOR FOR PREVAILING WAGE VIOLATIONS $117,897 in Back Wages Due and Penalties Assessed  HONOLULU — Ohana Control Systems, Inc. has been assessed $117,897 in back wages and penalties for violations ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 9, 2018 HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.1 PERCENT IN JANUARY Jobs Increase 1,900 Over the Month HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January ...
Read More Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 2.1% in January