News & Announcements
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.
On November 16, 2017, the Hawaii Employers Council held its 74th Annual Meeting.
Out with the old and in with the new! The final step in HEC’s website conversion will occur at the beginning of December.
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.
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.
Hawaii Employers Council is pleased to release the 2017 Credit Union Industry Salary Survey.
On January 1, 2018, Hawaii’s minimum wage will increase for the fourth and final year in a row.
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.