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Kūlia I Ka Nu‘u: Sarah Guay at HEMIC – Focusing on the Humanity in Human Resources
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
This column of Kūlia i Ka Nuʻu features Sarah Guay, Vice President of Human Resources at Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company (HEMIC). Sarah is keenly aware of the importance of the operational and
Employer’s Obligations – Final Paycheck for Deceased Employee
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
What do you do about the final paycheck for an employee who has passed away? Under Hawaii law, when an employee dies, the employer must, within thirty days after the death, pay unpaid wages, vacation, and sick leave in an
HEC Survey Provides Insight into IT Work and Pay
Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Hawaii Employers Council is pleased to release highlights from its 2019 Information Technology Pay Survey. While the full report is only available to participating organizations, the summary report provides insight into
Is Your Company Ready to Transform?
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
While Gallup’s recent State of the American Workplace study reports that only 35% of Hawaii’s workforce is engaged in their work, studies show that organizations with engaged employees realize many benefits,
Rail Construction Impacting HEC
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Rail Construction Impacting HEC Beginning May 13, 2019, traffic flow on the Makai side of Waiwai Loop will be one-way only, allowing vehicles to only exit there. No vehicles will be allowed to enter the Makai side of the
Kūlia i Ka Nuʻu: Trevor Bracher at Marriott – Inspiring Others to Be Their Best
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
This column of Kūlia i Ka Nuʻu features Trevor Bracher, Complex Director of Human Resources at Marriott. Trevor oversees HR for Kyo-ya properties in Hawaii – Sheraton Waikiki, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Moana
$15 Off Registration for Employment Law Mid-Year Update on March 5
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
Join the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii and attorneys from Torkildson, Katz, Hetherington, Harris & Knorek for an Employment Law Mid-Year Update. Earn SHRM credits and hear about: Legislative Updates How Employers Can
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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Wage and Hour Update

There have been many significant changes going on at the U.S. Department of Labor. This article discusses two proposed rules for which employers must be prepared, which will (1) increase the salary level thresholds for determining an exempt employee and (2) change the regular rate of pay calculation for overtime.

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