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Feed your HR Toolkit: Federal Agency Updates


March 18, 2020
7:30 AM - 11:00 AM
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Plaza Club
900 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
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Every HR professional knows the value of a well-stocked HR toolkit for guidance through everything from day-to-day operations to long-term strategy. Equally important, however, is keeping your toolkit well-fed with current information on labor and employment laws and policies. Join us for an update on recent developments and points of interest from the following federal agencies:

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

  • National Labor Relations Board

  • U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security

Following the panel, the agencies will circulate throughout the room for roundtable discussions.

This session will cover:

  • EEOC Updates on:

    • Enforcement Guidelines and trends

    • The EEOC’s new priorities for 2020

  • NLRB Updates on:

    • Employer Property Access Issue

    • Handbook Rule

    • Confidentiality

    • Use of Employer’s e-mail

    • Dues

  • Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division discussion of:

    • Its investigative procedures

    • Final rule on regular rate under the Fair Labor Standard Act

    • Final rule on joint employers     

  • USCIS Department of Homeland Security discussion of:

    • New Form I-9

Our featured speakers:

Raymond J. Griffin, Jr. - Raymond J. Griffin, Jr. is a Senior Investigator of the Honolulu Local Office for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).  He began working for the EEOC in September 2001.  Throughout his tenure, Mr. Griffin has investigated several noteworthy cases in the state of Hawaii and the U.S. territories of Guam, American Samoa, Wake Islands and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands that have resulted in significant impact.  Mr. Griffin has been the recipient of several awards, including the 2014 EEOC Chair’s Bronze Medal Award for Advancing Equality through Excellence. 

Dale Yashiki - Ms. Yashiki is a graduate of the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the William S. Richardson School of Law.  Prior to attending law school, she worked as an academic, career, and financial aid counselor within the University of Hawaii system, and for the Kamehameha Schools/Bishop Estate.  After completing law school, Ms. Yashiki worked in the labor law firm King Nakamura and Chun-Hoon, after which she joined the Honolulu Office of the National Labor Relations Board in 2003 as a Field Attorney.  She succeeded Thomas W. Cestare as the Officer In Charge of Subregion 37 in December 2015.

Terence Trotter - Terence (Terry) Trotter is the Wage & Hour Division’s Director for the Hawaii District Office, which includes the State of Hawaii, as well as American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.  Mr. Trotter is responsible for the Compliance Assistance and Enforcement Program within his jurisdiction relating to the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, Fair Labor Standards Act – including Child Labor protections, Worker Visa Programs (H-1B, H-2A, H-2b), Family and Medical Leave Act, Government service and construction labor standards (Davis Bacon Act and the Service Contract Act) and various other Statutes.

Min Kirk - Assistant District Director of the Honolulu District Office Wage & Hour Division Min Kirk has a well-established background in both the private and government sectors. Ms. Kirk joined the Wage and Hour Division as an investigator in 2003.  With her knowledge and experience in government contract statutes, she was promoted to be the Senior Investigative Advisor in 2009.  As the Senior Investigative Advisor she led complex investigations related to the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA) along with the mentoring numerous other investigators working on various investigations.  In 2010, Ms. Kirk was selected for her current position, where she supervises the Wage and Hour investigators in Hawaii and reports directly to the Honolulu District Director.

Daniel E. Hall – Mr. Hall is the Acting District Community relations Officer for District 41 of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Department of Homeland Security.


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