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HEC’s 2020 Holiday Practices Survey Summary is Here!
Friday, October 30, 2020
The Holiday Practices Survey was conducted in October 2020. A total of two hundred twenty-five organizations participated this year providing information on topics ranging from holiday scheduling, holiday parties and
October 27 Resource Roundup Highlights
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

October 27 Resource Roundup

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Election Day is coming up on November 3. Employers no longer need to provide employees with time off to vote, but can share information about voting from the State of Hawaii Office of Elections at
OFCCP Seeks Input on Trump's EO Banning "Divisive Concepts"
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Following President Trump's controversial Executive Order 13950 on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping, which prohibits federal contractors from including certain "divisive concepts" in their employee training, the Office of
IRS Annual Inflation Adjustments for 2021
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Rev. Proc. 2020-45 provides annual inflation adjustments for more than 60 tax provisions for 2021, including those related to transportation fringe benefits (remains $270) and flex spending (remains $2,750). Notice 2020-79
Small Businesses: Webinars & Cyberattacks
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The Hawaii District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration ("SBA") publicized the following upcoming events for small businesses: November 17: Google Analytics 101 - Improve Your Online Business (8a-9a)
Groundbreaking Employment Bill Advances in the Honolulu City Council
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
On October 1, 2020, Bill 80 (2020) – a bill with enormous implications for employers – was introduced in the Honolulu City Council. If enacted, Bill 80 would: “establish a right of recall” for
HEC Quick Poll: Compensation for Remote Work Expenses
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Due to Covid-19, many organizations have employees working remotely, which may mean additional expenses for your employees (cell service/internet service/office supplies). How is your organization compensating employees to
Feature of the Month:

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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