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HEC’s Organizational Effectiveness and Health Survey
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Hawaii Employers Council is pleased to share this Executive Summary of a survey it conducted regarding the effects of COVID‐19 on the organizational effectiveness and health of Hawaii businesses. The survey, conducted May
How to Deal with Fraudulent Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Claims
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Across the nation, criminals are targeting state unemployment insurance systems to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic. In one scam, fraudsters use personal information stolen in earlier data breaches (such as the Equifax breach
June 30 COVID-19 Resource Roundup Highlights
Tuesday, June 30, 2020

June 30 COVID-19 Resource Roundup

New FLSA Opinion Letters from WHD
Thursday, June 25, 2020
The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (“WHD”) issued five new opinion letters pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). FLSA2020-6 finds that salespeople who regularly
Employers Don't Have to Bargain Before Disciplining Workers
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Overruling a 2016 decision, the National Labor Relations Board held that employers do not have a duty to bargain with a newly certified union before imposing serious discipline on individual union-represented employees who
June 25 COVID-19 Resource Roundup Highlights
Thursday, June 25, 2020

June 25 COVID-19 Resource Roundup

HCRC Guidance on Returning to the Workplace
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
On June 19, the Executive Director of the Hawaii Civil Rights Commission issued a letter confirming that during the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, employers may implement the following three medical examinations or
Sexual & Gender Minority Online Resource Hub
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
On June 22, the State Department of Health launched the Sexual & Gender Minority Online Resource Hub, a website dedicated to resources for SGM (also known as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and other, or
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Resources Updated for New Hawaii Laws

Have you updated your policies, procedures, and handbook provisions to reflect the new laws? HEC has updated various resources on its website.

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