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  • Hawaii on Board with Pay Transparency and Salary History Ban

    Hawaii will be joining the salary history ban trend beginning in 2019. On July 5, Governor David Ige signed into law a bill seeking to address the pay disparity between men and women who perform similar work. Effective January 1, 2019, Hawaii employers with at least one employee in the state may not ask a...… Continue Reading
    July 12, 2018
  • New Hawaii Medical Marijuana Law Bars Use in Workplace; Zero Tolerance Policies Still Enforceable

    Closing a gap in Hawaii’s medical marijuana law, a new law sets up a regime of vertically integrated grow facilities and retail dispensing licenses for the delivery of medical marijuana to “cardholders” in Hawaii. The stated intent of the new law, signed by Governor David Ige on July 14, 2015, is to ensure a commercialized... Continue Reading
    July 27, 2015