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Opportunity for 5 Years Without OFCCP Compliance Evaluations
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) recently announced the establishment of VERP, which stands for Voluntary Enterprise-wide Review Program. Contractors accepted into VERP will be
Updated Chapter 104 Wage Rate & Apprentice Schedules Released
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
On February 18, the Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Research & Statistics Office issued Wage Rate Schedule Bulletin No. 494 and Apprentice Schedule Bulletin No. 494. These schedules determine the
NLRB Changes Independent Contractor Test Again
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Just when you were getting used to the independent-contractor test under FedEx Home Delivery, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) changed it up and overruled itself in a recent
DOL Penalties Increase for 2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
The Department of Labor (DOL) announced increased civil monetary penalties for 2019, including increases for violations of: Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) Family
Attention Federal Contractors – OFCCP Announces Three New Directives
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) announced the first three directives of Fiscal Year 2019 for federal contractors. According to OFCCP Acting Director
Federal Contractors - More New OFCCP Directives
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
In the past 2 months, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued 7 new directives. The number of directives issued this year (9 so far) is significantly more than have been issued in the past 5
DLIR Issues Updated Wage Rate Schedule
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Research & Statistics Office issued Wage Rate Schedule Bulletin No. 493 and Apprentice Schedule Bulletin No. 493, both effective September 17, 2018. These
Job Protection for Medical Marijuana Users May be Coming Soon. Does Your Company Need an Exemption?
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Pursuant to Act 116 of the Session Laws of Hawaii 2018, a working group has been formed to discuss potential legislation that would provide job protection for employees who possess a medical marijuana (“MMJ”)
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