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OFCCP News: VEVRAA Benchmark Updated & CSAL Posted
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
VEVRAA Benchmark Updated On March 28, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) updated the 2019 Annual Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act (“VEVRAA”) hiring
WHD Issues 3 New Opinion Letters re: FMLA and FLSA
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (“WHD”) recently issued three new opinion letters. One relates to designating leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”), one
9th Circuit: Salvation Army Can Discriminate Based on Religion and End Interactive Process
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in a published decision, held: (1) Title VII’s religious organization exemption barred retaliation and hostile work environment claims against the Salvation Army because they were
Keep April Fools’ Day Friendly and Safe
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
April Fools’ Day is coming up. Typically a day for practical jokes, employers need to make sure employees abide by company policies and do not cross any lines. Being able to joke around with coworkers may be an
Reminders About Nursing Mothers in Wake of $1.5M Award to Lactating Worker
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
A female employee who was demoted and denied a private place to express breast milk, was awarded more than $1.5 million by a federal jury in Delaware. Below are a few reminders and resources so your company is never on the
Attention! Dates in Calendar are Closer Than They Appear!
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Hawaii Employers Council has created a 2019 at-a-glance calendar of important dates for Hawaii employers. The list is not exhaustive, but we hope it will serve as a useful reminder for our members. Additionally, since
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Returning to the Workplace: Administrative and Strategic Considerations (Phase 1)

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