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HEC TV: A New Protected Class – Reproductive Health Decisions
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
A new Hawaii law prohibits employers from discriminating against applicants or employees because of their reproductive health decisions. In this episode of HEC TV, Senior HR Consultant Jessica Morikone discusses what this
HEC TV: HEC Announces Employment & Training Fund Provider Agreement
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
In this segment of HEC TV, Senior Human Resources Consultant Mike Vasper shares information about HEC’s agreement with the state of Hawaii’s Employment & Training Fund (ETF) and instructions for members on
HEC TV: ABC’s of Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
In this new episode of HEC TV, HR Advisor Janice Yates explains Hawaii’s Prepaid Health Care Act in a nutshell. She answers questions such as what should an employer do if a new hire doesn’t waive coverage or
New on HEC TV: Gender X and EEO-1 Filing
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
What does the passing of the Gender ‘X’ law mean for your organization? In this episode of HEC TV, HR Consultant Megan Jorah will discuss (1) the gender X law and (2) how the measure impacts an employer’s
HEC TV: Leave and Schedule Modifications Under the ADA
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Do you know what to do when an employee requests leave or a modified schedule under the Americans with Disabilities Act? In this episode of HEC TV, HR Consultant Dayna Kamimura-Ching discusses how to determine whether (1)
HEC TV: Stay Safety Savvy with an Effective Written Safety Plan
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Effective October 27, 2018, new administrative rules for the State of Hawaii Department of Occupational Safety and Health (HIOSH) require companies who have 10 or more employees to develop a written safety and health program
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
Five Pillars for Building Commitment
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
As a leader or manager, your time is valuable. One of the greatest keys to maximizing your success is building employee commitment. When you have high levels of commitment you gain so much: productivity, positivity,
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