2017 Hawaii Revised Statutes
TITLE 21. LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
378. Employment Practices
378-2.3 Equal pay; sex discrimination.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 378-2.3 (2017)

[§378-2.3] Equal pay; sex discrimination. No employer shall discriminate between employees because of sex, by paying wages to employees in an establishment at a rate less than the rate at which the employer pays wages to employees of the opposite sex in the establishment for equal work on jobs the performance of which requires equal skill, effort, and responsibility, and that are performed under similar working conditions. Payment differentials resulting from:

(1) A seniority system;

(2) A merit system;

(3) A system that measures earnings by quantity or quality of production;

(4) A bona fide occupational qualification; or

(5) A differential based on any other permissible factor other than sex

do not violate this section. [L 2005, c 35, §2]

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