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“Domestic Workers Have Rights” Campaign Raises Awareness of New Labor Law Protections HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie and the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced the launch of a multilingual public education campaign concerning domestic workers. Signed by Gov. Abercrombie last year, Act 248, Session Laws of Hawaii 2013, provides for minimum ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Civil Rights Commission (HCRC) and the Disability and Communication Access Board (DCAB) today announced a joint public education effort to inform patients who are deaf, hard of hearing and deaf blind and use sign language as well as health care providers of the their legal rights and responsibilities. Under state and ...
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Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.5%, Lower Rate in all Counties and Islands in March HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 4.5 percent, down from 4.6 percent in February. Statewide, there were 628,750 employed and 29,700 unemployed in March, for ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the unemployment services online has expanded to include an unemployment appeals system and the ability for employers to electronically file weekly reports. Currently, employers can file payments and access account information online, while employees can file and report for unemployment ...
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New Record for Employment at 626,400 HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 4.6 percent, unchanged from January. Statewide, there were 626,400 employed and 30,150 unemployed in February, which combines for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 656,550. Click ...
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Non-farm Jobs Up by 12,500 Over the Year HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for January was 4.6 percent, down from the revised rate of 4.7 percent in December. Statewide, there were 625,650 employed and 30,250 unemployed in January, for a total seasonally ...
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60,540 Total Job Openings in All Major Industries and Occupations by 2015.  HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations today announced the release of its Employment Forecasts for the Short-Term – 2015 publication, which forecasts that statewide employment will expand by 4.0 percent, or 26,880 jobs, from the first quarter of ...
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Leisure & Hospitality Leads All Sectors by Adding 4,700 Jobs HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 4.5 percent, up slightly from 4.4 percent in November. Statewide, employment increased by 3,400 to 625,800 and the total seasonally adjusted labor force ...
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The next Job Quest Job Fair will be held at Blaisdell Exhibition Hall on January 29, from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Admission is $3 for general admission and $1 for students, seniors (55+), and military (w/valid military ID). View the flyer View more details

Leisure & Hospitality Adds 5,100 Jobs Over the Year HONOLULU—The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations announced today that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 4.4 percent, unchanged from October. Statewide, there were 622,450 employed and 29,000 unemployed in November, for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 651,400. Nationally, the ...
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