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COVID-19 Unemployment Law Changes

Posted on Mar 25, 2020 in News

The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) today summarized changes to date to the unemployment insurance law due to COVID-19. The changes include the following: • Waived the one-week waiting period • Suspended the requirement to search for three jobs weekly

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SCOTT T. MURAKAMI DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2020 STATE SETS UP CALL CENTER TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE FOR UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMANTS HONOLULU — The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) announced the availability of two phone numbers to help process unemployment claims while working ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SCOTT T. MURAKAMI DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2020 STATE ANNOUNCES SCHEDULING OF APPOINTMENTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS The Appointments Will be Held During Normal Business Hours HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced a shift in ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SCOTT T. MURAKAMI DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2020 STATE STRONGLY SUGGESTS FILING FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS ONLINE HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today released information on filing claims for unemployment benefits online. Information is available at https://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/information-about-filing-online/. ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SCOTT T. MURAKAMI DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2020 HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.7 PERCENT IN JANUARY Jobs Increase by 1,500 Over-the-Year HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for ...
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SCOTT T. MURAKAMI DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 13, 2020   STATE RELEASES CLASSIFICATION INFORMATION FOR WORKER EXPOSURE TO COVID-19   HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today released information on “Classifying Worker Exposure to COVID-19”. The classification ...
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Classifying Worker Exposure to COVID-19

Posted on Mar 12, 2020 in News

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SCOTT T. MURAKAMI DIRECTOR   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 23, 2020 HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE REMAINS AT 2.6 PERCENT IN DECEMBER Jobs Increase by 5,000 Over-the-Year HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i 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 SCOTT T. MURAKAMI DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 19, 2019 HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT  2.6 PERCENT IN NOVEMBER Jobs Increase by 3,100 Over-the-Year HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November ...
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HAWAIʻI CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION WILLIAM D. HOSHIJO EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2019 STATE CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION SETTLES DISCRIMINATION CASE WITH CITY & COUNTY OF HONOLULU HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Civil Rights Commission (HCRC) today announced the settlement of a complaint alleging employment discrimination by the Honolulu Police Department (“HPD”) on the basis ...
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