Hawai’i Employment Law Information and News

Sexually Assaulted by a Coworker? Here Is What To Do

Sexual assault is not a crime of dark alleys and unknown places. It is unfortunately at the surface of everyday life, as demonstrated by the recent accusations of sexual assault against famous leaders and the #metoo campaign. This can include

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A New Frontier In Civil Rights: Ban the Box Legislation

Civil rights legislation has come a long way in the last fifty years. While discrimination, both overt and subtle, is still a very real problem in the United States, legislatures have taken action to protect many people who have been

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Disabled People are Often Prevented from Voting

The Star Advertiser reports that disabled people are often prevented from voting. This gross violation of disability rights happens despite laws designed to prevent it. In order to combat this sort of discrimination, a person often has to pursue legal

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Are You at Risk of Losing Your Job over Medical Marijuana Use?

During the last few years, there have been a number of legal changes that affect the work environment. The Equality Act, enacted in 2010, is one of the changes that you should be aware of because it may apply to

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