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Business Owner Will Go to Prison for Obstructing DOL Wage and Hour Investigation
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Employers should take wage and hour investigations seriously, as a failure to do so may have serious consequences. This is evidenced by the recent sentencing of a New Hampshire business owner after a federal court found
EEO-1 Submission Deadline Extended
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has extended the deadline for filing the 2017 EEO-1 Survey. In a notice posted on the agency’s website late last month, the EEOC noted that while the original filing
Trump Signs Executive Order on Hiring Military Spouses
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
In an effort to further support military families, President Trump signed an Executor Order last week directing federal agencies to increase efforts to hire military spouses. The “Executive Order Enhancing
Top 2018 Workforce Trends include Building Talent Pool to Support Innovation, Providing Flexible Work Arrangements and a Sense of Purpose
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
After years of talking about disruption, executives are determined to turn talk into action. According to Mercer’s 2018 Global Talent Trends Study – Unlocking Growth in the Human Age, 94% of companies have
HEC Provides an Update on Employment Bills after Adjournment Sine Die
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The last day of the 2018 legislative session was May 3 and HEC has issued an updated Legislative Digest and Highlights Article which discuss employment-related bills that have been passed out of session and sent to the
HEC’s Training Facility Has Moved
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
As rail construction moves closer to town, Hawaii Employers Council is feeling the impacts. To avoid inconveniencing members with construction noise and traffic delays, we are pleased to announce that we have relocated our
USCIS Launches Updated E-Verify Website
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) launched a new website last month to provide updated support for the E-Verify program. The new website provides information about E-Verify and Form I-9, Employment
OFCCP Releases Action Plan for Compliance Assistance; Lowers VEVRAA Hiring Benchmark
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has published an action plan to enhance federal contractor understanding of their obligations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The action plan
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Resources Updated for New Hawaii Laws

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