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Highlights From EEOC’s 2019 Enforcement and Litigation Data
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Retaliation remained the most frequently filed charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), both in Hawaii and nationally, based on recently released statistics. The EEOC’s
Cadillac Tax Repealed!
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Many let out a sigh of relief after the repeal of the “Cadillac tax” on high-cost employer-sponsored health plans. What is the Cadillac tax? Under the 2010 Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), plan sponsors
Employers Can Discontinue Dues Checkoff After CBA Expires
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
In Valley Hospital Medical Center, Inc., 368 NLRB No. 139 (2019), the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) overturned yet another Obama-era decision, and reinstated decades-old Board
March 6 is National Employee Appreciation Day
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
What are you doing to make sure your employees are engaged, feel appreciated, and want to stay? Organizations with highly engaged employees realize many benefits, including improved business outcomes, increased employee
HEC Provides Highlights for Employment Bills Introduced During 2020 Legislative Session
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The Hawaii Employers Council has released its members-only Legislative Highlights article that discusses several employment-related measures that were introduced during the 2020 legislative session. This white paper covers
HEC TV: A New Protected Class – Reproductive Health Decisions
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
A new Hawaii law prohibits employers from discriminating against applicants or employees because of their reproductive health decisions. In this episode of HEC TV, Senior HR Consultant Jessica Morikone discusses what this
Upcoming Deadlines
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Here are some important deadlines coming up soon. February 28 Deadline to file with HI Department of Taxation Forms: HW-2 (Statement of Hawaii Income Tax Withheld and Wages Paid) HW-3 (Employer’s Annual Return &
Valentine’s Day and Workplace Relationships
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Valentine’s Day is coming up. Love is in the air . . . but is there a place for it in the workplace? United Airlines recently settled a “revenge porn” sexual harassment lawsuit arising out of a workplace
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Payment of Wages and Wage and Hour Laws Frequently Asked Questions

Employers often have questions about state and federal laws pertaining to the payment of wages and wage and hour laws. HEC has updated its frequently asked questions to include updates to the law and answers to additional questions.

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