Hawaii Administrative Rules
Title 16 - DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS
Chapter 108 - COMMERCIAL EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES
Subchapter 9 - APPROVAL OF CONTRACTS OR DOCUMENTS
Section 16-108-16 - Contract form and content

Universal Citation: HI Admin Rules 16-108-16

Current through February, 2024

(a) Any contract between an applicant and the employment agency shall be in writing and shall contain statements of the following matters and requirements:

(1) In bold print enclosed within a conspicuous border the gross amount of the estimated fee charged and the time period on which the fee is based;

(2) A statement indicating that the fees charged are in accordance with the fees filed with the department and that a listing of the fees charged to applicants by all commercial employment agencies licensed in the State is available for public inspection;

(3) A prominently displayed statement that no fee shall be paid until the job applicant obtains employment and receives the first paycheck, provided that this shall not apply to employer fee paid placements;

(4) The name and license number of the commercial employment agency;

(5) A statement that the applicant has the right to have the agency produce for review a copy of the law and rules regulating the practices of commercial employment agencies;

(6) A statement that the agency shall be entitled to charge and collect a placement fee from the applicant if the applicant accepts within ninety calendar days from the date of referral the position for which the applicant was referred by the employment agency or the applicant accepts any position other than that for which the applicant was referred by the agency to that employer within thirty calendar days of the referral;

(7) A statement that refunds shall be made promptly by the employment agency but no later than ten working days from the date the request was made, and that the refund shall be mailed if it is so requested; and

(8) A statement that no registration fee or advance payment for services to be rendered in finding employment will be charged or collected.

(b) A copy of the contract shall be provided to the applicant.

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