Significant Increases In Labor Law Penalties

Hawaii has increased the penalties for employers who do not to adhere to state labor laws. On July 1, Gov. David Ige approved stricter punishments for companies who fail to meet the requirements for workers’ compensation insurance, temporary disability insurance, and breaking prevailing wage laws on public construction projects. Act 187, in part, increases the … More Significant Increases In Labor Law Penalties

Congratulations to Hawaiian Dredging

In April 2015, the Department of Transportation picked Hawaiian Dredging Construction Co., Inc. for a $290 million project on Maui that included roadway improvements and building the Consolidated  Car Rental (CONRAC) Facility at Kahului Airport.  In December 2015, that amount was raised another $41,394,018, making the project worth $331,394,018 for the year, thus making HDCC … More Congratulations to Hawaiian Dredging

Congratulations to Road and Highway Builders

Congratulations to one of our own, Road and Highway Builders, for securing the $61.0 million project on the Big Island. Sterling Construction Company, Inc. today announced that its affiliate, signatory contractor Road and Highway Builders, LLC (RHB), is the apparent low bidder on a $61.0 million Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) project to perform reconstruction work on … More Congratulations to Road and Highway Builders

Holiday Pay

On behalf of everyone at HOEISF, I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday! If you did perform work on Thursday, November 26th, please be sure to read over your pay stub to ensure you were paid the correct wages. Per the current Hawaii Wage Rate Schedule, Operating Engineers are entitled to TWO TIMES basic hourly rate … More Holiday Pay