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  • State & Local Government Compensation at $41.56/hour; Private Industry at $28.95     12.13.12

    Total employer compensation costs for private industry workers averaged $28.95 per hour worked in September 2012, compared to an average of $41.56 per hour worked for state and local government...

  • DOL Posts Enforcement Data; Invites Public Participation     12.13.12

    Enforcement data regarding workplace safety, wages, overtime, employment discrimination, and more collected by agencies in the U.S. Dept. of Labor is being posted...

  • National Survey Shows 91 Percent of Companies will Host Holiday Party     12.13.12

    More companies will revisit their tradition of holding holiday parties this year, according to the 24th annual survey of corporate America’s holiday party plans conducted by Battalia Winston, a...

  • HC-5 Health Plan Waiver for 2013 Now Available     11.19.12

    Hawaii companies with employees who waived medical coverage in 2012 will need to follow up with the newly released HC-5 waiver...

  • Fair Labor Standards Act     11.05.12

    Between 2003 and 2013, the number of federal claims brought by employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act rose from 4,055 to 7,764. Issues that commonly arise in relation to wages include...

  • Ryan Sanada     02.22.12

    Ryan Sanada is the Assistant General Counsel and a Senior HR Consultant at HEC. In this role, his duties include counseling employers on labor and employment law issues,...

  • Companies Receiving Recovery Act Funds Subject to OFCCP Compliance Audit     07.17.09

    Construction, supply, and service contractors receiving federal monies under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will be subject to compliance audits, including affirmative action programs...

  • Carrie Takahama, PHR     03.30.07

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  • HEC Staff     03.22.07

    Our HR Consultants and Trainers, Carrie, Lori, Heather and Mike, combine for over 50 years of human resources experience. In addition to presenting the Supervisory Certificate Series,...

  • Mike Wing     03.16.07

    Mike Wing, Senior Labor Relations Consultant.  Mike joined the Council after thirty-four years of airline industry service where his responsibilities included being the chief...

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