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Labor Relations Industry Newsletter - Winter 2012
Friday, December 28, 2012
In This Edition: Dues Check Off Survives Expiration of Collective Bargaining Agreement At-Will Acknowledgment Form Deemed Unlawful by Administrative Law Judge NLRB General Counsel Issues Two Memoranda on At-Will
Reminder: Standard IRS Mileage Rate Increases to 56.5 Cents Jan. 1
Friday, December 28, 2012
Beginning on Jan. 1, 2013, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be: 56.5 cents per mile for business miles driven; 24 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes;
HEC Has Jan. 24 Program on How to Prepare for HIPAA Privacy & Security Audits
Friday, December 28, 2012

HEC is presenting a January 24 program on how covered entities and business associates can prepare for an audit of whether their policies and practices are securing private health information under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

CEO Offers Three Resolutions for Managers Looking to Lead Successfully in 2013
Thursday, December 20, 2012

CCH Daily Document Update: HR Compliance Library, 31,602 by CCH Incorporated


PRACTICE TIP (Submitted to CCH Online December 19, 2012)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Sharon Daniels, CEO of AchieveGlobal offers the following New Year's Resolutions that managers everywhere should consider as they prepare to lead their teams and organizations into 2013:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HEC Has Updated Sample Drug Testing Policy; Consent Form
Thursday, December 20, 2012
HEC members can download our updated sample drug testing policy and consent form
Reminder to HEC Members: Required Posters Are Free
Thursday, December 20, 2012

Hawaii employers have been receiving sales forms for required posters;

ICE Offers Free I-9, IMAGE Training June 20, 2013
Thursday, December 20, 2012

As part of its Mutual Agreement between Government and Employers (IMAGE) program, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement will be offering an IMAGE Training and Forum on Thursday, June 20, 2013 in Honolulu. The training will focus on what employers need to know about Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9), IMAGE, E-Verify, and anti-discrimination.

EEOC Focuses on Strategic Enforcement of Discrimination Laws
Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission recently approved a Strategic Enforcement Plan to establish national enforcement priorities and better integrate enforcement responsibilities.

Feature of the Month:

Medical Marijuana and the Workplace

Laws regarding medical marijuana and the workplace have been under constant development over the past few years, with recent developments occurring in just the past few weeks. Now more than ever, Hawaii employers may be confused about how to apply their drug-free workplace policies to applicants or employees who fail a drug test due to medical marijuana usage.

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