RCUH HR Information Only: May 13 and May 17: Training Session – Frequently Used HR Policies

To: RCUH Principal Investigators and Project Staff

SUBJECT: RCUH Information Only – Training Session: RCUH Human Resources: Frequently Used HR Policies (May 13 via Zoom, May 17 in-person)

Please join RCUH Human Resources Director of Human Resources, Nelson Sakamoto in one of his last two training sessions, “Frequently Used HR Policies.”  These half-day sessions (4 hours total) for RCUH Principal Investigators and Project Staff will be available via Zoom (Friday, May 13th in the morning) and in-person at the UH Cancer Center Kakaako campus (Tuesday, May 17th in the afternoon). The training will cover key HR policies for RCUH projects and will be divided into four 1-hour segments. The agenda for both training sessions will be the same as stated below:

Tentative Agenda:

Hour 1:  Introduction of Kira Higa, What RCUH Human Resources Can and Cannot do for you, Changes in policies, New Hire Orientation, Probation Period, Work Schedules/Locations, eTimesheet/Time Reporting, Payroll, General overview of RCUH Employee Benefits, Vacation and Sick Leave, Protected Leaves, and Q&A.

Hour 2: RCUH Job Descriptions, Reclassifications, Recruitment, RCUH Postdoc Category, Shared Employee/Appointment, Selection, Probationary Period, Non-Recruited Hires (new process), J-1 Visa (update), Volunteers, Hiring employees in locations outside of Hawai`I, and Q&A.


Hour 3: Performance Evaluations, Updated Pay Schedule, New Pay Schedule (effective October 1, 2022), Setting new hire or reclassification Pay Rates, Performance Problems, Corrective Action,  How to avoid HR problems, Role of the Supervisor of an RCUH employee and Q&A.

Hour 4: Employee/Independent Contractor, Safety/Accident Reporting/Workers’ Comp., Light Duty/Job Physical Analysis, HIOSH Joint Employer Liabilities, EEO/complaint process, Mandatory Training, and Q&A.

Zoom Online Training
Date: Friday, May 13, 2022
Time: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Location: ZOOM link provided by Thursday, May 12
Registration via RCUH Training Portal by Thursday, May 12, 4:00pm

In-Person Training (Honolulu)
Date: Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Time: 12:30pm – 4:30pm
Location: UH Cancer Center Auditorium, 701 Ilalo St, Honolulu, HI 96813
Registration via RCUH Training Portal by Friday, May 13, 4:00pm
No walk-ins. Restricted access required pre-registration.
Individuals who require special needs accommodations are encouraged to request assistance in writing to [email protected] at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting.

Registration is available in the RCUH Training Portal. If you need to request access to the RCUH Training Portal, please complete this form.