Job Discrimination

Self-Help Information

  • Barriers to Finding and Securing Employment

    Learn about some of the work restrictions you might face with a criminal conviction record. Read More

    Hawai'i Friends of Restorative Justice
  • Different Types of Job Discrimination

    Learn about the various types of discrimination prohibited by the laws enforced by EEOC. Read More

    U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Employment Discrimination Based on Criminal Records

    Learn about illegal discrimination in the workplace based on an employee's criminal record, and the law's that protect against such discrimination. Read More

    Hawai'i Friends of Restorative Justice
  • HIV & Your Civil Rights in the Workplace

    Learn about your legal rights against discrimination if you have tested positive for HIV, or if you have AIDS. Read More

    American Civil Liberties Union
  • How to File a Charge of Job Discrimination

    The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of certain protected classes. Learn how to file a charge of discrimination. Read More

    Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Learn about Domestic Workers' Rights

    If you work in a home, cleaning, cooking, caring for a child, doing laundry or other domestic service, you have the right to be free from discrimination on the job, payment of at least the state minimum wage, and overtime pay after 40 hours of work in a week Read More

    Department of Labor and Industrial Relations
  • Mediation on Hawaii Island - Hilo

    Ku'ikahi Mediation Center provides a variety of dispute prevention and resolution services to our East Hawaii community. We help individuals, families, organizations, businesses, schools, and others to find creative solutions to challenging situations. Read More

    Ku'ikahi Mediation Center
  • Mediation on Hawaii Island - Kona

    West Hawaii Mediation Center strives to provide an array of high quality conflict resolution services to community members and organizations throughout West Hawaii. Read More

    West Hawaii Mediation Center
  • Mediation on Kauai

    Mediation Services from Kauai Economic Opportunity (KEO) can address a number of issues. Mediators from the agency facilitate dispute resolution in a confidential, informal and non-threatening manner, with the aim of avoiding court proceedings or preventing evictions. Read More

    Kauai Economic Opportunity Mediation Program
  • Mediation on Maui

    Maui Mediation Services, Inc. was established in 1982 to provide creative and appropriate ways of resolving disputes Read More

    Maui Mediation Services
  • Mediation on Oahu

    Mediation Center of the Pacific's mission is to provide high quality mediation and dispute resolution services that are affordable and accessible on the island of Oahu. Read More

    Mediation Center of the Pacific
  • Pre-Complaint Questionnaire For Employment Discrimination

    Submitting a Pre-Complaint Questionnaire is the first step in filing a discrimination complaint with the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission (HCRC). After reviewing your Pre-Complaint Questionnaire you will be contacted for an intake interview and, where appropriate, provided assistance in filing a formal complaint for employment discrimination. Read More

    Hawaii Civil Rights Commission
  • Read about Wrongful Termination

    This brochure is useful if you think that you were wrongfully terminated (fired) from your job. Read More

    Legal Aid Society of Hawaii