Click the link above to use the new Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations online webform, get more information, or read frequently asked questions from ILWU members about unemployment insurance. We will be adding more questions and answers to the FAQ as we receive them.
Click the link above for more information on your options if you have been laid off and forced off your medical plan.
Click the link above for food (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP) and financial assistance (Temporary Assistance to Needy Families or TANF) information. The page also contains a link to the digital fillable/printable application form.
• The ILWU Useful Information Booklets provide facts on unemployment insurance, employment and training, financial assistance and food stamps, medical coverage, Social Security, and adult education.
Hawaii Longshore Division members can download the booklet for the island on which they live.
Disclaimer: The information in the booklet contains standard procedures and resources. Please be aware that during the coronavirus crisis some of those procedures and resources may change. For example, the one-week waiting period before receiving unemployment benefits is currently waived, and the requirement to search for three jobs weekly has been suspended.
• The ILWU is here for you. If you have any questions, concerns, or issues at work please contact your Business Agent or your Division right away.