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Kūlia I Ka Nu‘u: Janis Kane at Kamehameha Schools – Reflecting Back and Looking Forward
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Janis Kane, Sr. Director of Human Resources at Kamehameha Schools, sat down for an interview to reflect on her 38 years in Human Resources and to discuss the future of HR and her “graduation” on December 31. How
Employers Can Ban Use of Work Email for Union Organizing
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
Continuing its trend of employer-friendly decisions, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) found that employers can ban employees from using company email for union organizing.
DLIR Publishes 2020 Maximum Weekly Wage Base and Benefit Amount for TDI and WC
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
The Disability Compensation Division of Hawaii’s Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (“DLIR”) posted the Maximum Weekly Wage Base and Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount for Temporary Disability
Happy New Year from HEC!
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
With 2019 coming to a close and 2020 right around the corner, we at Hawaii Employers Council want to thank you for your support this year. We sincerely appreciate the opportunity to serve our members with employment law
HEC TV: HEC Announces Employment & Training Fund Provider Agreement
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
In this segment of HEC TV, Senior Human Resources Consultant Mike Vasper shares information about HEC’s agreement with the state of Hawaii’s Employment & Training Fund (ETF) and instructions for members on
DOL Publishes Final Rule on Regular Rate for Overtime Calculations
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
On December 16, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) published a Final Rule to clarify and update the regular rate regulations, which define what forms of payment employers include in the “time and
Register Now! FMCSA Clearinghouse to Go Live January 6, 2020
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Employers regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) must be ready to comply with the requirements of the FMCSA Commercial Driver’s
Happy Holidays From HEC!
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
We at Hawaii Employers Council extend our best wishes for a happy holiday season! Holiday Hours Our office will close on Tuesday, December 24 at 12:00 p.m. and reopen on Thursday, December 26. We will close again on Tuesday,
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Families First Coronavirus Response Act Updated Resources

HEC has updated its Families First Coronavirus Response Act resources to reflect the revisions to the regulations, effective Sept. 16.

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