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If Interactive Process Fails, Makes Sure It’s Not Because of You
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii recently found in favor of an employer on multiple claims of discrimination and violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). Cooper v. Hawaii
Hawaii Conforms to IRC Except for Increase in UBTI
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
On June 7, Governor Ige signed into law Act 69, which updated the Internal Revenue Code (“IRC”) conformity date to December 31, 2018, for tax years beginning after that date. This means that Hawaii income tax
DLIR and DOL Sign Agreement to Enforce Wage Laws
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
The Hawaii State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the United States Department of Labor’s (U.S. DOL) Wage and Hour Division. Recognizing the
Survey: What New Hires Want in Onboarding
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
After reviewing dozens of resumes and multiple rounds of interviews, you finally found the perfect new employee! Is your onboarding process going to scare him or her away? A national survey recently found that 64% of new
New Rule: Employers May Ban Union Solicitation in Company’s Public Spaces
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) recently ruled that an employer can ban nonemployee union representatives from soliciting employees in public spaces within its facilities. The June 14 decision
Supreme Court: Employers Who Don’t Timely Object Will Forfeit Defense
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The U.S. Supreme Court recently held that the requirement to file a charge of discrimination with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) is mandatory, but not jurisdictional. Fort Bend County v.
IRS: 2020 Health Savings Account Limits Increase
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
The Internal Revenue Service announced the 2020 inflation-adjusted amounts for Health Savings Accounts (“HSA”). The annual limitation on deductions for high deductible health plans (“HDHP”) is $3,550
How and Why to Improve Company Culture
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
A recent study by Speakap discusses the importance company culture has on improving employee loyalty and relationships. Speakap describes workplace culture as “the sum of a company’s values, traditions, beliefs,
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