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Thursday, May 26, 2016
Hawaii Employers Council has partnered with Wolters Kluwer Law & Business to provide our members with online access to thousands of resources on federal and state HR compliance issues, including sample forms, checklists,
EEOC Publishes Final Rules on Wellness Programs and ADA, GINA Compliance
Thursday, May 26, 2016
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has published final rules clarifying the circumstances in which employers may offer incentives to employees for participation in workplace wellness programs under the
Supreme Court defines Limitations Period for Constructive Discharge Claims
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Where an employee claims that his resignation resulted from discriminatory treatment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the limitations period for bringing a claim begins running after the employee resigns. In Green
More Employers Focusing on Employee Well-Being as a Business Goal
Thursday, May 26, 2016
An increasing number of United States employers intend to focus on developing a workplace culture that supports employee well-being by 2018. According to the Willis Towers Watson Stayin@Work Survey, more employers are
Employers Could Do More to Prevent Employee-Caused Security Breaches
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Experian Data Breach Resolution and Ponemon Institute have released an industry study revealing that while employee-related security risks are the number-one concern for security professionals, organizations are not taking
DOL publishes Long-Anticipated Final Overtime Exemption Regulations
Friday, May 20, 2016
On May 18, the Department of Labor (DOL) published its final rule, "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales, and Computer Employees," updating overtime pay
Reminder: HEC to Present Seminar on "Preparing for the New FLSA Rule Changes" on May 25
Friday, May 20, 2016
Last week, the Department of Labor ("DOL") issued new rules governing the executive, administrative and professional exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act. HEC's Clayton Kamida and Ryan Sanada will be joined by
DOL Provides Non-Profit Employers with Guidance on Addressing New FLSA Overtime Exemption Regulations
Friday, May 20, 2016
A common question Hawaii Employers Council's nonprofit members have had is whether the DOL's Rule raising the salary requirements for exempt white collar employees is applicable to them. As a general matter, if a nonprofit
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Pay Equity in the Workplace: Do Gender-Based Disparities Still Exist?

Pay equity is one of the hottest topics in Human Resources today. It seems like every day there’s a story on pay equity on the news or in various e-newsletters. But what does pay equity really mean? Does pay equity exist already, or how can we create it? Let’s take a look at this sensitive and critical HR topic.

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