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Helping Employees With Financial Wellness Helps Employers Too
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Wellness includes financial wellness too. A nationwide survey of over 1,000 employees revealed a gap between employees’ hopes for their financial future and the reality of their financial situation. Only 10% of
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
Money Talks or Employee Walks: The #1 Reason Workers Leave Their Jobs
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2.86 million Americans quit their jobs in February 2019 alone. In Hawaii, the unemployment rate has ranged from 2.2 to 2.8% over the past two years. Therefore, many companies
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,
HEC Survey Provides Insight Into Effective Salary Structures
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Competitive base pay is essential to attract and retain the talent needed to help an organization thrive, and it begins with a competitive base pay structure. There are different methods to determine relative value of jobs
HEC Releases Results of 2019 National Business Trends Survey
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Hawaii Employers Council is pleased to release a summary of the results of the 2019 National Business Trends Survey, a survey provided through the partnership of various Employer Associations throughout the nation. The
HECís 2018 Employee Benefit Plans in Hawaii Survey Released
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Hawaii Employers Council is pleased to share results from the 2018 Employee Benefit Plans in Hawaii Survey. HEC conducts this survey once every three years. 152 organizations participated in this year’s survey,
HEC Releases 2019 Survey Schedule
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
To keep your business competitive in today’s economy, your decisions about pay, benefits, and HR practices should be based on accurate information. HEC provides this information by conducting reliable compensation and
Feature of the Month:

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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