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COVID-19 News and Resources
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Hawaii Employers Council continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and provide employers with resources to assist with their response to the novel issues raised. These resources are listed on HEC’s Coronavirus
2020 Coronavirus Preparedness Survey
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Recently, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has officially reached pandemic levels. The WHO defines a pandemic as an “epidemic that is occurring worldwide, or over a
COVID-19 New and Updated Resources
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Hawaii Employers Council has assembled various resources to assist employers with their response to the novel issues raised by COVID-19. These resources are listed on HEC’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage. Recently
Coronavirus Concerns at Work
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Employers and employees are understandably concerned about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, which is a new respiratory virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. It is important, however, to be wary
Changes to 911 Rules Impact Employers’ Phone Systems
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
If your company plans to buy, lease, or install a multi-line telephone system (“MLTS”) after February 16, be sure it complies with the new rules regarding 911 calls. The Federal Communications Commission
It’s Hurricane Season – Are You Prepared?
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Some people are still recovering from the effects of Hurricane Lane last August, but a new hurricane season officially begins June 1, and it looks like it will be an active one. The Central Pacific Hurricane Center of the
Natural Disasters and Loss/Protection of Employment Records
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Unfortunately, for some businesses in Hawaii, the recent flooding from Hurricane Lane has resulted in the loss of business records that are subject to retention requirements under Hawaii and Federal law. The question that
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Are You Prepared for COVID-19?

Employers and employees are understandably concerned about COVID-19 (formerly known as the 2019 Novel Coronavirus or 2019-nCov). While it is important to avoid overreacting or taking drastic measures, it is equally important to stay informed and be prepared.

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