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American Arbitration Association will Train on "Grievance Processing: Better Nuts, Better Bolts, Better Results" on October 10
Monday, September 30, 2013
Seats are available for the full-day training on processing union grievances that HEC is co-sponsoring at the Ala Moana Hotel on Thursday, October 10, 2013.The session, which will feature keynotes from Labor Arbitration and
HEC Board of Governors Nominees for 2014 Announced
Friday, September 27, 2013
The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Employers Council has filed with Corporate Secretary Sheri-Ann Lau Clark the names of 12 nominees for election to three-year terms on HEC's Board of Governors, beginning in 2013. The
Deadline for Filing VETS-100/100A Reports Extended to October 31
Friday, September 27, 2013
The Department of Labor has extended the deadline for filing the 2009 VETS-100 and VETS-100A reports to October 31.VETS is encouraging online submission through its website. Questions may be submitted via e-mail at
New OFCCP Regulations take effect March 24, 2014
Friday, September 27, 2013
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) published the revised disability and veterans regulations in the Federal Register on September 24, 2013.These rules, which will increase federal contractor
First Circuit holds that USERRA Escalator Principle may apply to Discretionary Promotions
Friday, September 27, 2013
The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit recently held that an employee could proceed on his Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act ("USERRA") claim after being denied the opportunity to
Survey shows Employers Rewarding Top Performers with Larger Salary Bumps
Friday, September 27, 2013
Exempt employees receiving high performance ratings earned merit increases of 4.6% in 2013, according to a recent Towers Watson Survey featured by CCH.This figure is significantly higher than raises earned by average and low
Technology is an Important Tool for ACA Compliance, according to Ceridian
Friday, September 27, 2013
While many employers are breathing a sigh of relief now that a major provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) ? the Employer Shared Responsibility mandate (a.k.a. "Play or Pay") ? has been delayed one year until January 1,
Banking and Financial Institution Industry Newsletter - Fall 2013
Thursday, September 26, 2013

SEC proposes Rule Requiring Comparison of CEO and Employee Pay, NCUA and VA Partner to Increase Veteran Hiring, and much more.

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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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