Legal Information: Hawaii
Updated: November 13, 2018
Can I be moved to a lower position or fired when I return to work after taking time off?
When you return to work, your employer cannot fire you or put you in a lower-ranked position (demote you) because you asked for time off. Under the law, you must be placed in your original job or in a position of similar (comparable) status and pay.1
1 H.R.S. § 378-72(h)
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