HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTY-NINTH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2017

 

COMMITTEE ON LABOR & PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT

Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson, Chair

Rep. Daniel Holt, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Jarrett Keohokalole

Rep. Kyle T. Yamashita

Rep. Mark M. Nakashima

Rep. Lauren Kealohilani Matsumoto

Rep. Roy M. Takumi

 

 

NOTICE OF HEARING

 

DATE:

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

TIME:

8:30 AM

PLACE:

Conference Room 309

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

A G E N D A

 

HB 442

Status

RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.

Authorizes the counties to establish a higher minimum wage than the state minimum wage.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1433

Status

RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.

Requires DLIR to adjust the hourly minimum wage in accordance with the Honolulu region consumer price index. 

 

LAB, FIN

HB 5

Status

RELATING TO LABOR.

Annually increases minimum wage 1/1/18 - 1/1/2021.  On 9/30/2021 and thereafter requires DLIR to adjust the minimum hourly wage in accordance with the Honolulu region consumer price index.  Deletes tip credit.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 809

Status

RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.

Clarifies the grounds under which an employer may take employment action without committing a discriminatory practice.  Takes effect on 1/1/2018.

 

LAB, JUD

HB 678

Status

RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

Allows an employee to take family leave in addition to victim leave when the leave is related to domestic or sexual violence against the employee or the employee's minor child.  Requires an employee to submit certification related to domestic or sexual violence of the employee or the employee's minor child.  Requires employer confidentiality of information related to domestic or sexual violence against the employee or the employee's minor child.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 1371

Status

RELATING TO WORKPLACE VIOLENCE.

Establishes department of labor and industrial relations responsibilities for incidents of workplace violence as well as investigation procedures for incidents of workplace violence. 

 

LAB, JUD

HB 683

Status

RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.

Establishes a 6-week paid maternity and paternity leave policy for government employees to ensure that Hawaii's working families are adequately supported during times of needing to provide care to a newborn or bond with a new child.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 214

Status

RELATING TO PAID FAMILY LEAVE.

Provides for four weeks of paid family leave for full-time State employees.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 213

Status

RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.

Permits an employee to take family leave in order to care for the employee's sibling with a serious health condition or upon the death of an employee's child, spouse, reciprocal beneficiary, sibling, or parent.  Specifies notice and certification requirements.

 

LAB, FIN

HB 4

Status

RELATING TO HEALTH.

Requires employers to provide a minimum amount of paid sick leave to employees to be used to care for themselves or a family member who is ill or needs medical care.

 

LAB, FIN

 

 

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

 

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Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson

Chair