Hawaii Labor Relations Board


The mission of the Hawaii Labor Relations Board is to enforce and protect the rights of unionized public employees (state and county workers) and public unions to organize and bargain collectively in balance with the employer’s rights to manage operations as provided by law and to fairly and efficiently resolve labor disputes brought before it.

The Board also conducts hearings on contested citations issued by the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health (HIOSH) Division.

The Board is attached to the State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) for administrative and budgetary purposes only.