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Statewide employment forecast to expand 2.9%

MEDIA RELEASE The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations has announced the release of its Employment Forecasts for the Short-Term Future – 2016 publication, which forecasts that statewide employment will expand by 2.9 percent, or 19,760 jobs, from the first quarter of 2014 to the first quarter of 2016. All major industries will display […]

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Lumber industry expected to see boost in 2015

MEDIA RELEASE Construction has been one of the hardest hit industries since the economic downturn of 2008/2009, but it has also been on a steady rebound over the last couple of years both nationally and locally. The University of Hawaii Economic Research Organization (UHERO) released its forecast earlier this month, indicating confidence in the growth […]

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Stiffer penalties for illegal employment of children

Stiffer penalties for illegal employment of children

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Labor has announced the implementation of tougher penalties against employers that illegally employ child workers. “Protecting our youngest workers is one of this department’s top priorities. Employers who hire children too young to work will face stiffer penalties,” Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis said. “Work is not child’s […]

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Lt. Governor Duke Aiona today urged non-profits across the state to enroll in the 2010 Summer Youth Employment Program and receive help from young workers immediately through Sep. 30. Already, Lt. Governor Aiona has been working closely with the State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) to enroll state government offices across Hawai‘i in the program.

State enlists non-profits to serve as worksites for summer youth employment program

Lt. Governor Duke Aiona today urged non-profits across the state to enroll in the 2010 Summer Youth Employment Program and receive help from young workers immediately through Sep. 30. Already, Lt. Governor Aiona has been working closely with the State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) and the Department of Human Services (DHS) to […]

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