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Charles H Brower Law Office-

Pioneer Plaza - Suite 1210 900 Fort Street - Honolulu, HI 96813

(808) 526-2688

Law Office of Roman Amaguin

Roman Amaguin, Esq. has specialized in employment and labor law since 1995. He has represented both management and employees during this time and regularly appears in both federal and state courts of law.

345 Queen Street Suite 504 - Honolulu, HI 96813


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The Law Offices of David F. Simons

Law Firm in Honolulu, HI

707 Richards Street, Suite 526, Ocean View Center - Honolulu, HI 96813


In Hawaii, like anywhere else, employment plays a main role in people’s lives. Employment is a vital part of society and Hawaii labor laws equalize the bargaining power between employer and employees in order to maintain a balance and satisfying environment for society.

Union affiliation of employed wage and s

Beginning in January 2003, data reflect revised population controls used in the household survey. Data refer to the sole or principal job of full- and part-time workers exluded are all self-employed workers regardless of whether in Hawaii
Total Employed 2003. 511
Total Members of unions 122
Percent of Employed 23.8
Total Employed Represented by Unions 127
Persent Total Employed 2004 24.8
Total Employed 2004. 533
Total Members of unions 126
Percent of Employed 23.7
Total Employed Represented by Unions 132
Persent of Total Employed 2004 24.8

Source: U.S.Bureau of Labor Statistics

Labor laws in Hawaii primarily regulate the relationship between employers and unions and grant employees the rights to engage in certain activities, such as strikes, to have their demands fulfilled. Hawaii workers rely on labor laws to rectify unfair employment practices. Our Hawaii labor law lawyers have dealt with various cases protecting each worker's and employer’s rights in order to maintain a fair relationship between both parties.

Our Hawaii labor law lawyers specialize in all aspects of labor law and possess solid knowledge concerning:

  • Arbitration / grievances / mediation
  • Business immigration
  • Collective bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment agreements
  • Employment class action defense
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike support
  • Supervisor training
  • Workplace security
  • Wrongful discharge

Maintaining an equal and fair employee/employer relationship should be in everybody’s interest. If you have any questions, or if you are concerned that one of your rights as a Hawaii worker or employer has been violated, contact one of our Hawaii labor law lawyers immediately.

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Labor Dept. Expands Overtime Laws

AUDIO, RM, 44Kbps, 4:09, 4/20/2004

The Bush administration releases new rules governing which employees have the right to receive overtime pay. While not as far-reaching as some lawmakers had desired, the central revision raises the threshold for overtime from workers earning $65,000 to those making $100,000.
Source: NPR


News about Labor Law cases in Hawaii and nationwide:

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Employment Topics

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Discrimination law
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Litigation
  • Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Labor relations
  • Mediation
  • Occupational safety & health
  • Strike Support
  • Wrongful Discharge

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Employment Terms

American Stock Exchange

One of the key stock exchanges in the United States, it consists mainly of stocks and bonds of companies that are small to medium-sized, compared with the shares of large corporations traded on the New York Stock Exchange..

Norris-LaGuardia Act

Adopted in 1932, this act was one of the first attempts to limit the power of federal courts in labor disputes.


Payments received by businesses from selling goods and services.

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