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Sex Discrimination and the Law in Hawaii

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Published by University of Hawaii Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law and legislation,
  • Hawaii,
  • Sex discrimination against women,
  • Sex discrimination

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8161021M
    ISBN 100824806204
    ISBN 109780824806200

    Employment Discrimination Complaints - Desk Guide Rev. 10/ Page 8 of 9 Copies of Reports Generally, complainants and accused individuals are entitled to inspect the report of investigation once the final determination in response to the findings of the investigation is made. Copies will be provided upon request as required by law. Both Hawaii and the federal government have passed laws that prohibiting discrimination on the basis of certain protected characteristics. Employers in the city of Honolulu, whether public or private, can be held liable under federal and state laws depending on the type of trait first prompted the on: Pasadena, CA.


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