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HEC Board of Governors Nominees for 2021 Announced
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
HEC Board of Governors Nominees for 2020 Announced The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Employers Council has filed with Corporate Secretary Sheri-Ann Lau Clark the names of 7 nominees for election to three-year terms on
IRS Publishes 2020-2021 Per Diem Rates for Travel Expense Reimbursements
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
The IRS published Notice 2020-71, announcing the 2020-2021 special per diem rates to be used to substantiate ordinary and necessary business expenses incurred while traveling. Special transportation industry meal and
New Independent Contractor Proposed Rule
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
On September 22, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) issued a proposed rule to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or employee under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”).
September 15 Resource Roundup Highlights
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

September 15 COVID-19 Resource Roundup

OSHA Injury Illness Data Ruled Public
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Despite insisting that employers' injury and illness reports were confidential, after multiple Freedom of Information Act lawsuits, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration posted the data for 2016, 2017, and 2018,
OFCCP Publishes CSAL – Are You on the List?
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) published new Corporate Scheduling Announcement Lists ("CSAL"). There is one list for "Supply & Service," and one for "Construction." Federal
DOL Revises FFCRA Paid Leave Regulations
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
As noted previously, on August 3, a New York federal judge issued a decision finding four provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) invalid. In response, on September 11, the U.S.
Accommodating Employees with Disabilities During COVID-19 and Beyond
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
October marks the 75th observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (“NDEAM”), which celebrates America’s workers with disabilities and reminds employers of the importance of inclusive
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