In the Community

HEC is a Nonprofit Partner of the 6th Annual Hawaii Business Leadership Conference
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Derek Kanehira, VP and Director of HR Services, and Jessica Morikone, Senior HR Consultant, were featured workshop speakers at the 2019 Hawaii Business Leadership Conference in July. They joined other Hawaii business
Sharing Best Practices for Attracting and Retaining Talent with Women Innovators and Entrepreneurs
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
HEC HR Consultant Megan Jorah was a panelist on the #galswithEntrepreneurship: The War for Talent workshop at the 5th Annual East West Center's #galswithLEI forum on July 17, 2019. Megan and the panel discussed best
Serving Lunch for the Keiki with PACT
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Volunteering at our member organizations continues to be one of the ways in which we celebrate our 75th anniversary. Our team recently spent a few days in July lending a hand at Parents And Children Together's summer food
Build a Solid Compensation Strategy to Attract and Retain Valuable Employees
Monday, July 29, 2019
Cathy Keaulani, HEC's manager of surveys and compensation services, explains why a compensation strategy is important to attracting and retaining employees in a contributing article published in West Hawaii Today.
2019 Business Night, an Evening of Student Recognition and Mentoring
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Derek Kanehira, Sheri-Ann Lau Clark and Lori Fukumae joined other professionals and students at the University of Hawaii Shidler College of Business 2019 Business Night for an evening of recognition and mentoring. We
Lead, Expose and Inspire Hawaii’s Youth at the ClimbHI LEI/HTA Career Fair
Monday, April 15, 2019
We enjoyed meeting hundreds of Hawaii's bright and motivated high school students at the recent ClimbHI LEI (Leadership, Exploration, and Inspiration) Career fair sponsored by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). Students
Together, We Can Make a Difference
Friday, April 12, 2019
HEC employees donated 584 pounds of food and monetary donations for the 30th annual Hawaii Foodbank food drive. Hawaii Foodbank distributes nearly 1 million pounds of food on Oahu and over 100,000 pounds of food on Kauai
Richard Pimentel Helps People Change their Mind About Themselves
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Mahalo to Richard Pimentel and Milt Wright for visiting Hawaii Employers Council! HEC staff was excited to meet the man behind the movie Music Within, a movie that was based on Richard Pimentel’s life. Richard taught
Feature of the Month:

Wage and Hour Update

There have been many significant changes going on at the U.S. Department of Labor. This article discusses two proposed rules for which employers must be prepared, which will (1) increase the salary level thresholds for determining an exempt employee and (2) change the regular rate of pay calculation for overtime.

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