EEO - Discrimination: Hawaii
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Anna Elento-Sneed, Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing
- Hawaii law provides greater protections and higher damages than federal law. See Hawaii Law Against Discrimination.
- Hawaii's law is enforced by the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission (HCRC). See Hawaii Civil Rights Commission.
- Discrimination charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) are automatically filed with the HCRC, and vice versa. See Managing Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity.
- Individuals may be held personally liable for discrimination. See Who Can Be Liable.