Labor Relations Overview: Hawaii

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Author: Susan Borowski, Reliable Writing Services

Summary

  • The majority of private sector labor law for the State of Hawaii falls under the federal National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The state does, however, regulate labor relations for employers that are not subject to the jurisdiction of the National Labor Relations Board by means of the Hawaii Employment Relations Act. See Hawaii Employment Relations Act.
  • The Hawaii Labor Relations Board administers the Hawaii Employment Relations Act. See Hawaii Employment Relations Act.
  • Hawaii's public sector labor relations are governed by the Hawaii Public Employment Relations Act (HPERA). See Public Sector Labor Relations.
  • The Hawaii Labor Relations Board oversees labor relations for public employers and employees. See Public Sector Labor Relations.