Hawaiʻi Adopts Three Employment Laws in 2020

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The Hawaiʻi legislature passed 82 bills in 2020, down from a typical year of 200 – 300 bills. The suspended session, virtual meetings, and anticipated state revenue shortfall all due to the pandemic played a part in the low number of bills finalized by legislators.  On August 31, Governor David Ige announced his intent to veto six bills, none of which were directly labor- and employment-law related. Three bills important to private sector employers were adopted, CLICK HERE TO READ MORE