Frequently Asked Questions
The mission of the Hawaiʻi Labor Relations Board (HLRB) is to enforce and protect the rights of employees and unions to organize and bargain collectively in balance with the rights of employers to manage operations, as provided by law, and to fairly and efficiently resolve labor disputes brought before it.
The HLRB also conducts hearings on contested citations and orders issued by the Hawaiʻi Occupational Safety and Health (HIOSH) Division, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR).
The HLRB is attached to the DLIR for administrative and budgetary purposes only.
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