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Bill Spares Hawaii Businesses From Replenishing UI Trust Fund — For Now

(Honolulu Civil Beat) – By Marcel Honore. Meanwhile, some Hawaii workers who’ve waited months for unemployment payments rallied outside the State Capitol Wednesday to demand that DLIR reopen its offices to the public. The workers, led by a coalition of labor unions and advocacy groups including the Hawaii Workers Center, Unite Here Local 5 and […]

Kaiser agrees to keep services and staffing at Wailuku clinic

(Maui News) – By Lila Fujimoto. In September, Kaiser announced planned changes at its Wailuku clinic that would have eliminated 11 staff and technician positions and 17 registered and licensed practical nurses. Kaiser cited financial challenges, the cost of upgrading the Wailuku Medical Office and “the need to develop new ways to deliver care, improve […]

Hawaii hotel industry struggling to bring workers back

(Hawaii News Now) – By Nikki Schenfeld. “We want healthy hotels, but if they don’t bring people back to work and restore our tax base, then all we have is tourists straining our infrastructure without employment to justify our expenditure for that,” he said.