News & Announcements

Six Hawaii Executives Elected to the Hawaii Employers Council Board of Governors
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Hawaii Employers Council is pleased to announce that six Hawaii executives were recently elected to serve three-year terms on HEC’s Board of Governors.

HEC Annual Meeting Speakers Share Insights into Recruiting, Motivation and More
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

On November 16, 2017, the Hawaii Employers Council held its 74th Annual Meeting.

HEC’s Website Conversion Will Be Completed by December 4, 2017
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Out with the old and in with the new! The final step in HEC’s website conversion will occur at the beginning of December.

Refusing Reemployment to Employees with Restrictions Leads to EEOC Settlement
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Reasonable accommodation issues continue to prove challenging for employers, and a recent EEOC settlement stresses the importance of remaining compliant in this area. American Airlines and Envoy Air have agreed to pay $9.8 million in stock (worth over $14 million if cashed in today) to settle a nationwide class disability discrimination lawsuit brought by the EEOC.

Most Workers Do Not Review Retirement Plan Disclosures
Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Roughly two-thirds of workers with retirement plans surveyed in 2016 had not read any investment fee disclosures in the previous year, according to The Pew Charitable Trusts, which conducted a nationally representative online survey of nearly 3,000 private sector workers.

HEC Releases 2017 Credit Union Industry Survey
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Hawaii Employers Council is pleased to release the 2017 Credit Union Industry Salary Survey.

Reminder: Minimum Wage to Increase Again Next Year
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

On January 1, 2018, Hawaii’s minimum wage will increase for the fourth and final year in a row.

IRS Releases Information on Employer Shared Responsibility Payment Procedures
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Internal Revenue Service has updated its “Questions and Answers on the Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions under the Affordable Care Act” to describe procedures it will use to propose and assess the Affordable Care Act’s employer shared responsibility payment.

Feature of the Month:

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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