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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 ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LINDA CHU TAKAYAMA DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 8, 2017 STATE RECEIVES $428, 864 FOR THE PREPAID HEALTH CARE PREMIUM SUPPLEMENTATION FUND Eligible Small Employers are encouraged to apply for health care premium reimbursements HONOLULU — Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) has ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO ACTING DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2018 HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.0 PERCENT IN DECEMBER Jobs Increased by 2,100 in December Over November. HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment ...
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The workers’ compensation administrative rules and medical fee schedule have been revised and are effective as of January 1, 2018. Please click here for more info. 

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO ACTING DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 29, 2017 MINIMUM WAGE TO INCREASE TO $10.10 in 2018 New Penalties in Effect for 2018 HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that per Act 82, Session Laws of ...
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 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO ACTING DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 21, 2017 HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT NEW RECORD 2.0 PERCENT IN NOVEMBER HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 2.0 percent, ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LEONARD HOSHIJO ACTING DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 11, 2017 STATE RECOVERS BACK WAGES AND PENALTIES FOR EMPLOYEES $14,360 in Back Wages and New Penalties Collected HONOLULU — The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that it recovered $14,360.12 in back ...
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 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LINDA CHU TAKAYAMA DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 16, 2017 HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.2 PERCENT IN OCTOBER Lowest Unemployment Rate on Record HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for October was ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR LINDA CHU TAKAYAMA DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2017 HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.5 PERCENT IN SEPTEMBER Jobs Increase by 8,100 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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