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Tougher Law in Hawaii Aims to Protect Harassed Workers from Workforce, 10/30/12

Friday, November 02, 2012

The article reports, “Employers in Hawaii are in the midst of implementing one of the nation’s toughest laws protecting workers who are victims of domestic or sexual violence. The law, known as Act 206, requires all employers in the state to provide ‘reasonable safety accommodations’ to workers who are being harassed by their partners and on the job. This includes offering them flexible work schedules and changing work extensions or phone numbers, transferring shifts, desks or work sites.”

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