Hawaii Administrative Rules
Title 16 - DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Chapter 108 - COMMERCIAL EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES
Subchapter 3 - APPLICATIONS; EXAMINATION
Section 16-108-5 - Application for license

Universal Citation: HI Admin Rules 16-108-5

Current through February, 2024

(a) Each application for an employment agency or branch office license shall be made on a form prescribed by the director and shall contain the following information:

(1) The business name of the employment agency, which may not be identical or similar to that of another employment agency;

(2) The place or places of business and the main office address in Hawaii; and

(3) The name of any required principal agent.

(b) If the applicant is a corporation, the following shall be shown: names, titles, and addresses of the officers of the corporation who have managing responsibility in Hawaii.

(c) If applicant is not a corporation, the names and addresses of all persons who are financially interested either as partners, associates, profit sharers, or other persons receiving a share of the net profits from the operation of the employment agency and the share of said net profit each person is to receive.

(d) Questions related to the applicant shall be answered as to each officer and director of a corporation, or if the applicant is not a corporation, each person or profit sharer listed in the application, including but not limited to the following:

(1) The person's business or occupation for the preceding three years;

(2) Whether or not the person has ever been associated in any capacity in the operation or business of an employment agency;

(3) Whether or not the person has had any license or permit revoked, suspended, or refused, or any disciplinary action taken by any agency of the State; and

(4) Whether or not the person has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor relating to moral turpitude or honesty in any state.

(e) Application, if by an individual, must be signed, giving full name; if by a partnership, must be signed by all partners; if by a corporation, must be signed by an officer of the corporation, affixing the seal of the corporation thereto.

(f) No employment agency license shall be issued to or maintained by a partnership, corporation, or association unless it has in its employ, a licensed principal agent who has passed a certified employment consultant examination.

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