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“Secure the device, secure the human.” ES&A Director Sam Sneed spoke with HI Now, the HawaiiNewsNow lifestyle show, about...

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On Nov. 22, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) announced publication of a final rule increasing the minimum wage for federal...

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) COVID-19 Technical Assistance has been updated (as of November 17, 2021) with...

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Employees of federal contractors and subcontractors should complete vaccination dose(s) by Jan. 4, 2022, in order to be considered fully...

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ES&A has been named to the 2022 Best Law Firms list, receiving a Tier 1 ranking in Hawaii for: Employment Law – Management Labor...

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released 2022 guidelines for 401(k) and pension plans, effective January 1, 2022, which include the...

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On Nov. 12, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit Court granted a motion to stay the Occupational Safety & Health...

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Update: On November 29 and 30, 2021, federal judges issued preliminary injunctions to block the CMS vaccine mandate. See our post for more...

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On Nov. 4, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) filed a new Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) on Vaccination and...

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The US Department of Labor (USDOL) published the Tips Dual Jobs Final Rule on October 28, 2021, clarifying that an employer may take a tip...

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