In the Community

Lending a hand at PACT
Friday, October 23, 2020
This past summer, our team spent a few afternoons with HEC member Parents and Children Together to pack to-go meals for their Keiki Summer Lunch Program. Learn more about Parents and Children Together and the impactful work
New State Laws Have Significant Effects on Employers
Friday, October 23, 2020
The rules have changed on nondisclosure agreements, criminal background checks and family leave, while financial penalties for violating some labor regulations have increased as much as 1,000%. Emily Marr, HEC Assistant
Five Questions with Clayton Kamida, an interview with Pacific Business News
Monday, October 5, 2020
Clayton Kamida, President & CEO of Hawaii Employers Council (HEC), discussed issues employers are facing during the pandemic and shared guidance on how to deal with Covid-related changed to the workplace in a September
The U.S. Supreme Court issued a landmark ruling on June 15 that protects gay and transgender workers from workplace discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
Monday, July 13, 2020
In the July 1, 2020 issue of Hawaii Business Magazine, HEC assistant general counsel Emily Marr explains the significance of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Bostock vs Clayton County for civil rights and
3 Questions with Clayton Kamida - Helping Local Employers Gain Insight on How Best to Move Forward
Monday, July 6, 2020
In the July 3, 2020 issue of Pacific Business News, Clayton Kamida, president and CEO of Hawaii Employers Council, discusses trends related to recruitment practices, primary issues that Hawaii Employers Council is advising
Hawaii Business Magazine’s Three-Part Series on Workplace Advice Features HEC Team
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Emily Marr, Traci Manalani and Derek Kanehira provide advice on coronavirus-related concerns from legal considerations related to workplace safety and employee health, to managing a newly remote workforce including tips for
How Federal Relief Bills Help Local Employers and Employees
Friday, April 3, 2020
Two major federal laws passed in March have changed the landscape for Hawai‘i businesses. Emily Marr, assistant general counsel at Hawaii Employers Council answers important questions about how the new law affects
6 Things that HR Wants Managers to Know About Remote Work
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Derek Kanehira of Hawaii Employers Council contributes to this Hawaii Business Magazine article, which highlights the 6 Things that HR Wants Managers to Know About Remote Work, including best practices for managing a
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Updated Resources

HEC has updated its Families First Coronavirus Response Act resources to reflect the revisions to the regulations, effective Sept. 16.

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