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New Law Narrows Hawaii Criminal Background Checks

October 22nd, 2020

Did you know that Hawaii law prohibits discrimination based on an applicant’s criminal history?

Employers may not discriminate in hiring, firing, compensation, or other terms of employment based on an applicant’s or employee’s arrest or court record.

In fact, Hawaii’s criminal background check law is among the most protective in the nation.

 

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What We Can Learn About COVID-19 Safety From the NBA

October 1st, 2020

The NBA was incredibly successful in keeping their players safe from COVID-19. How did they do it? And what lessons can we learn for the workplace? 

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Political Discussions at Work: Tips for Keeping the Peace

September 30th, 2020

As an employer, you have a responsibility to make sure your employees feel comfortable at work, but what can you do to keep the political peace at work? 

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Your Workplace Defense Against the Seasonal Flu

September 26th, 2020

The seasonal flu contributes to nearly 17 million lost workdays. Here are some considerations on how to defend your workplace from the flu. 

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Reduce COVID-19 Risk with Our Complimentary Wellness Tracker

September 16th, 2020

To help reduce the risk of contracting COVID-19 in the workplace, our local developers created a solution to help safeguard Hawaii employees. Send out daily customizable questionnaires to check in on your employees' health! 

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FFCRA Compliance Toolkit for Hawaii Businesses

August 25th, 2020

Do you know who qualifies for paid leave under the Family First Conronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA)? And at what pay? This toolkit will help you figure it out!  

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How to Manage PTO Policies in the Times of COVID-19

August 18th, 2020

As employees are rushing to take time-off, businesses are trying to juggle PTO requests and operational needs. Get expert suggestions on how to manage PTO! 

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How to Manage a Positive COVID-19 Test at Work

July 29th, 2020

How do you manage possible COVID-19 exposures at work? Our experts put together easy-to-use checklists to keep your workplace safe! 

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Alternative Options for Employees Losing Healthcare Coverage

July 24th, 2020

Losing healthcare coverage due to job loss or reduction in hours. What alternative healthcare options to Hawaii employees have? 

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Quick Guide to COVID-19 Compliance Issues

July 16th, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot in a very short time—from simple things like what it means to go grocery shopping to larger, more challenging responsibilities like running a business.

As Hawaii businesses ramp up operations and welcome employees back to work, there are some new HR compliance issues all employers need to know in the wake of COVID-19.