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Independent Contractors

The improper classification of workers as independent contractors is currently under close scrutiny by agencies and courts.  For example, the U.S. Department of Labor released an Administrator’s Interpretation earlier this year explaining that the Fair Labor Standard Act’s (FLSA) definition... Read More

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Legislative Updates

HEC’s Legislative Digest has been updated to reflect the employment bills after veto deadline.  Please visit our Legislative Updates section for a link to the Digest.


Gaining a pulse check on your organization's Base Pay levels     08.25.15

Cathy Keaulani, Research & Compensation Services Manager for the Hawaii Employers Council shares how executing a market pricing exercise can help professionals gain a better understanding  of where base pay levels compare with the market.


HEC 2015 Hawaii State Legislative Update     06.19.15

HEC's Assistant General Counsel and Senior HR Consultant Ryan Sanada provides a summary of employment-related bills that were passed during the 2015 legislative session for the State of Hawaii.