Rice & Roses #402 : Unemployment Compensation Payments: Should the Rules Be Changed?

A. Van Horn Diamond, former Secretary of Hawaiʻi State Federation of Labor; David Oshige, former Director Hawaiʻi Federation of Teachers; James King, a labor attorney; and Robert Hasegawa, former Director Hawaiʻi State Department of Labor discuss Hawaiʻi's unemployment compensation program. The panel discusses whether the system incentivizes people to return to work, why people remain on unemployment benefits, and if workers who voluntarily separated from their jobs should receive benefits.

Languages: English


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