The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations today released a report that forecasts an employment expansion in Hawaiʻi of 4% for the two-year period ending in the first quarter of 2015.
It’s the second fastest increase projected for the state, with the greatest growth projected in the construction sector, which is forecast to rise 30.2% over 10 years in Maui County.
The County of Maui’s Draft Local Area Plan under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 and Wagner-Peyser Act continues to be available for public comment through May 2, 2013.
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March for Maui declined to 5.3%, from 5.5% in February.
The number of initial unemployment claims filed in Maui rose 35%, the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism said Thursday.
Maui Film Studios will be holding a job fair on Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their studios in the Maui Lani Village Center in Kahului.
The number of initial unemployment claims filed from Maui last week declined 3.2%, reported the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism on Thursday.
Maui’s unemployment rate declined in December to 5.0%, down from 5.5% in November, and 6.9% one year ago, according to statistics released by the Hawaii State Dept of Labor today.
On Wednesday, January 9, the County of Maui Immigrant Services Division and the US Citizenship and Immigration Services will hold a free informational meeting on immigration, employment eligibility and discrimination.
Women who have served in the US military are invited to the “Women of Power Stand Down” event on Friday, November 9 at the Maui Economic Development Board’s Malcolm Center.
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