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9200806 Webinar: FFCRA: DOL Answers Trending Questions
August 6, 2020 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am

As our community’s response to COVID-19 evolves, so do the questions related to providing leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  Join Terence Trotter and Min Kirk from the U.S. Department of Labor as they address your trending FFCRA questions, including:

  • Is an employee eligible for FFCRA leave when the child’s school mandates blended in-person and distance learning?
  • If an employee has the option of selecting the child’s learning method (e.g., fully in person, fully distance, or a blended approach) and the employee chooses the full distance learning option, will the employee be eligible for FFCRA leave?
  • If an employee chooses to travel outside of Hawaii and is then subject to mandatory 14-day quarantine, is the employee entitled to FFCRA leave?
  • What documentation should an employee provide to support the need for FFCRA leave?

After a brief overview of the FFCRA, the speakers will address participants’ questions about the application of the FFCRA especially as it relates to back-to-school issues and the 14-day quarantine after travel outside of the state.  Registrants of the webinar are encouraged to submit their FFCRA questions in advance of the webinar to Sheri-Ann Lau Clark at slauclark@hecouncil.org.  This event will not be recorded. 

About our speakers:

Terence (Terry) Trotter is the Wage & Hour Division’s Director for the Hawaii District Office, which includes the State of Hawaii, as well as American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. 

Mr. Trotter is responsible for the Compliance Assistance and Enforcement Program within his jurisdiction relating to the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, Fair Labor Standards Act – including Child Labor protections, Worker Visa Programs (H-1B, H-2A, H-2b), Family and Medical Leave Act, Government service and construction labor standards (Davis Bacon Act and the Service Contract Act) and various other Statutes.

Mr. Trotter began his Investigator career with the Wage & Hour Division in 1985 at the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania District Office.  In 1993, Terry was transferred to the Guam Field Office where he was predominantly engaged in enforcement activities relating to the construction and garment industries.  In 2002, Mr. Trotter was assigned to the Hawaii Area Office as the Assistant District Director.  In 2010, Mr. Trotter became the District Director for the Honolulu Wage Hour Division office.

Terry Trotter has worked with various employer and employee organizations in the state of Hawaii, including the Hawaii Employer’s Council, National Contract Management Association, Hawaii State Department of Agriculture, County of Maui’s Office of Economic Development, Kona Coffee Council and the Society for Human Resource Management and other associations and government officials to address compliance issues and provide educational assistance. 

Terry Trotter is a graduate of La Salle University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with a BS in Business Management. 

Min Kirk is the Assistant District Director at the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Honolulu District Office. Ms. Kirk joined the Wage and Hour Division as an investigator in 2003 where she conducted many complex investigations relating to FLSA, FMLA, H-2A, H-1B, DBA, SCA and MSPA enforcement programs and represented the Division in many community outreach events. With her knowledge and experience in government contract statutes, Ms. Kirk was promoted to be Senior Investigative Advisor in 2009, where her main responsibility was to lead project investigations related to the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) along with the mentoring of other investigators working on these cases. In 2010, Ms. Kirk was selected as the Assistant District Director of the Honolulu District Office.  Ms. Kirk has also worked in the private sector as Director of Human Resources for a large corporation in the garment industry in Saipan, CNMI. She grew up in China where she received her law degree and is fluent in both the Mandarin and Cantonese dialects.

Thursday, August 6, 2020
9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Registration Fee:
HEC Members:  Free
Non-Members:  $20.00
Register online below or email Liane Okimoto at: lokimoto@hecouncil.org  Please provide your full name, company name & email address.

Contact Phone: 808-282-8817

Contact Name: Liane Okimoto

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