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HEC Releases 2019 Salary Adjustment Survey Summary Highlights
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
The 2019 Salary Adjustment Survey was conducted between June and September 2019. A total of one hundred seventy-six (176) organizations shaped the results of this year's Survey Report. Participating organizations provided
Eliminating Sexual Harassment in the Workplace - Safe Spaces & Workplaces Initiative Launched Today
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Earlier this year, Hawaii Employers Council spoke with Rachael Wong, founder and strategic advisor of One Shared Future, who shared her vision for Safe Spaces & Workplaces, a collaborative effort to eliminate workplace
Proposed Rule to Update Fluctuating Workweek Compensation Method
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
On November 5, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published a notice of proposed rulemaking that would revise the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (“FLSA”) regulation for computing overtime
Annual Inflation Adjustments for 2020
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Various annual inflation adjustments have been announced for 2020. Rev. Proc. 2019-44 provides annual inflation adjustments for more than 60 tax provisions for 2020, including those related to transportation fringe
HEC’s 2019 Holiday Practices Survey Summary is Here!
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
HEC’s Annual Holiday Practices Survey was conducted in October of 2019. A total of two hundred twenty-three organizations participated this year providing information on topics ranging from holiday scheduling to
More Website Accessibility Lawsuits Likely After Supreme Court Declines Domino’s Petition
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Domino’s must continue to face litigation over whether its website must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) after the United States Supreme Court declined Domino’s petition to
NLRB Announces Mandatory E-Filing Policy, Effective Immediately
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
The Office of the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) recently announced a new policy requiring all affidavits, correspondence, position statements, documentary
New Website to Help Hawaii’s Small Businesses
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
The Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism’s Small Business Regulatory Review Board (“SBRRB”) recently launched a new website to create an informative, interactive, user-friendly
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