HEC’s recently completed 2009 Salary Adjustment Survey shows that Hawaii employers are providing lower pay increases compared to the Mainland, and that there is a significant rise in the number of job groups who will see no pay raise in either 2009 or 2010 due to the economic downturn.
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Pay raises for U.S. workers are expected to rebound in 2010, following a year in which many companies slashed raises in the wake of the recession, says a newly completed Watson Wyatt survey.
Federal Court Judge Helen Gillmor has asked the Hawaii Supreme Court to rule on whether food and beverage servers have standing to sue their employer for violation of a state law requiring hotels and restaurants to disclose to customers if service charges are being used to pay for costs or Read more
There is a substantial increase in the number of Hawaii companies reporting that they are changing their budgeted pay projections for 2009, according to HEC’s continuing survey follow- up of salary adjustment information first reported in our 2008 Salary Adjustment Survey.
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Among five major occupational groups, average hourly earnings in private industry ranged from $10.06 for service workers to $32.96 for management, professional, and related employees in July 2007, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics National Compensation Survey. Read more