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2020 Best Places to Work Survey: Registration Open Now!
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Registration for Hawaii Business Magazine’s Best Places to Work Survey is open until October 25, 2019. The Best Places to Work in Hawaii is a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing
DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
As previously announced, on September 24, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) released its long-awaited final overtime rule raising the salary threshold to $684 per week ($35,568 annually), effective January 1,
NLRB Makes it Easier for Employers to Ban Union Solicitation
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Overruling prior decisions, the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) recently held that a grocery store did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (“Act”) by prohibiting a union organizer
EEOC Seeking More Pay Data . . . For Now
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Did you submit your EEO-1 Component 2 pay data by September 30? If you did, congratulations! That may be the first and last time you will have to do that. If you did not, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Important Dates in October
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Here are a few important dates to note that are coming up in October. October 7-11: National Customer Service Week – What are you doing to celebrate the importance of customer service and the employees who serve and
WHD Releases New FMLA and FLSA Opinion Letters
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) recently issued new opinion letters regarding leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and the retail or
You’re Invited! The Right Talent, Right Now - Reverse Job Fair
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month observed in October, Employment First Hawaii and Disability:IN Hawaii are organizing an event, “The Right Talent, Right Now.” Employers who have hired
OFCCP Releases More Compliance Assistance Resources
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) has been releasing numerous compliance assistance resources to help employers better understand the law. Here are some of the latest resources: FAQs
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