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Hawaii workers rally at the state Capitol to protest unprocessed unemployment claims

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Hotel worker Blandino Riocasa holds a sign during a rally at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 31. The Coalition to Respect and Defend Hawaii’s Workers, including the Hawaii Workers Center and 17 other member organizations, participated in the rally as large swaths of unemployment claims still remain unprocessed.
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Sam Domingo, right, of the Hawaii Workers Center, speaks during a rally at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 31. The Coalition to Respect and Defend Hawaii’s Workers, including the Hawaii Workers Center and 17 other member organizations, participated in the rally as large swaths of unemployment claims still remain unprocessed.
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A thumbs down reaction is gestured by attendees during a rally at the state Capitol on Wednesday, March 31. The Coalition to Respect and Defend Hawaii’s Workers, including the Hawaii Workers Center and 17 other member organizations, participated in the rally as large swaths of unemployment claims still remain unprocessed.
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Sam Domingo of the Hawaii Workers Center speaks during a rally at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 31. The Coalition to Respect and Defend Hawaii’s Workers, including the Hawaii Workers Center and 17 other member organizations, participated in the rally as large swaths of unemployment claims still remain unprocessed.
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People listen as Sam Domingo of the Hawaii Workers Center speaks during a rally at the State Capitol on Wednesday, March 31. The Coalition to Respect and Defend Hawaii’s Workers, including the Hawaii Workers Center and 17 other member organizations, participated in the rally as large swaths of unemployment claims still remain unprocessed.

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