Strikes, Lockouts and Other "Economic Weapons": Hawaii
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Susan Borowski, Reliable Writing Services
- The Hawaii Employment Relations Act contains specific provisions in regard to strikes. See Private Employees' Right to Strike.
- The statute also contains specific provisions regarding picketing and boycotts. See Unlawful Picketing and Boycotts.
- Employers may not engage in certain conduct during a strike. See Employer Conduct.
- Public employees have a right to strike with some exceptions. See Public Employees' Right to Strike.
- There is also a statute granting the governor to take control where strikes occur in the stevedoring industry. See Strikes in the Stevedoring Industry.