DLIR Reopening Offices Statewide Dec. 1Posted on Nov 29, 2021 in News
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DAVID Y. IGE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 29, 2021
DLIR REOPENING OFFICES STATEWIDE DECEMBER 1
First Come, First Served Services Available Wednesdays Through Fridays
HONOLULU — The state Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) will open offices statewide beginning on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021. In-person services from all programs in the department will be available Wednesdays through Fridays.
“We will require proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or testing prior to entry pursuant to Gov. Ige’s Executive Order to help ensure the safety of the public and our workforce,” said DLIR Director Anne Perreira-Eustaquio. “We have increased security to enforce all COVID-19 safety measures including social distancing guidelines and mask wearing while inside the offices.”
The department will continue to assess statewide operations with a goal of reopening in-person services during all regular state business days.
In-person services for general unemployment insurance claims as well as for employer services will be available from 7:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays on a first come, first served basis. Individuals must present a vaccine card showing full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test result within 48 hours before entry. In-person services are not guaranteed and will be accommodated as time and resources allow.
The DLIR will continue to offer telephone appointments as following:
- Adjudication—30-minute appointments Monday through Wednesday
- General Unemployment Insurance—20-minute appointments Monday and Tuesday
- Pandemic Unemployment Assistance—30-minute appointments Monday through Wednesday
- Employer Services—30-minute appointments Monday through Friday
Individuals may only make appointments for themselves. Language interpretation services are available for both telephone and in-person services.
Unemployment insurance and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance appeals require mailing via the United States Postal Service, online at: https://huiclaims.hawaii.gov/#/, or via email at [email protected].
Access to all types of unemployment insurance appointments is available via the web (Chrome or Microsoft Edge) at: labor.hawaii.gov/ui/appointments/. For more information please visit: https://www.hawaiiunemploymentinfo.com/. Contact information for services other than unemployment insurance is available at: https://labor.hawaii.gov/contact/.
For more information about unemployment insurance and other labor issues please visit the FAQs at https://labor.hawaii.gov/covid-19-labor-faqs/.
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Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
TDD/TTY Dial 711 then ask for (808) 586-8866
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