EANE Team Member Spotlight: Patti D'Amaddio

Posted: Jun 10, 2019

In this edition of EANE's new communication effort to help our members and community get to know the EANE team, you can see how well you know Patti D'Amaddio. She may be an open book, but you might be surprised at what she shared in this interview.

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EANE Team Member Spotlight: Susan Breen

Posted: May 21, 2019

This is the first edition of EANE's new communication effort to help our members and community get to know the EANE team. We asked Susan Breen some REALLY CRITICAL questions to get to know her better. See how well you know Susan!

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Increased Bench Strength at EANE

Posted: May 01, 2019

To ensure that we continue to meet the needs of our members, we’re proud to announce a number of exciting developments on our professional team. With the additional skills and knowledge that we’ve gained by these staff additions and reassignments, we are stronger and more agile than we’ve ever been.

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EANE Accepting Applications for 2019 Employer of Choice Award

Posted: Mar 01, 2019

EANE is now accepting applications for consideration of their 2019 Employer of Choice award. Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) has been awarding employers throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island for developing workplaces that value employees, build engagement, invest in training and reward performance since 2014.

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2018 Southern New England Compensation Survey set to launch on March 7th!

Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Our primary benchmark survey is set to launch Tuesday, March 7th.  Members will be invited to take part with customized login information.  Watch out for your invitation!

However, based upon feedback, we are providing members access now to the spreadsheet containing the response template, instructions, and benchmark job descriptions in one convenient spreadsheet to make it easier for members to compile their information in advance of the launch.  

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EANE Has Openings for Human Resource Generalist/Business Partners

Posted: Feb 16, 2018

Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) has Part-Time openings for dynamic, motivated HR Generalists to provide diversified human resource and training services to our membership organizations. For some members, we support and augment their current HR team and for others, we ARE their HR department!  Our team of professionals, consult,...

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Welcome 2018 New Board Members

Posted: Jan 28, 2018

Meredith Wise, President of the Employers Association for the Northeast (EANE), today announced the addition of three executives to the EANE Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2018, for three-year terms.

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Local Business Trends by Susan Breen - Featured in RISBJ

Posted: Jan 18, 2018

EANE recently shared national data conducted by the Employer Associations of America, with specific findings for businesses in the NorthEast region. The Rhode Island Small Business Journal featured an article by EANE's Susan Breen on the findings. Click here to read the article!

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2018 Business Trends Survey Released - Regional Findings

Posted: Dec 04, 2017

With over 800 members concentrated in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) today unveiled the national and regional findings from the 2017 National Business Trends Survey conducted by the Employer Associations of America (EAA).

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Employer of Choice Award Winners Announced

Posted: Nov 08, 2017

PeoplesBank and Rhode Island Quality Institute were recently recognized as Employer of Choice Award recipients by the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE). Pictured here are representatives of the winning organizations, Janice Mazzallo, Executive Vice President for PeoplesBank (far left); EANE President Meredith Wise (middle); and Michelle Dexter, Director of...

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Challenge Your Perspective: The New HR

Posted: Sep 07, 2017

This year's Employment Law & HR Update conference will be held on Thursday, November 2nd at the Sheraton Monarch Place, Springfield, MA.  Are you ready to challenge your perspective?

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RI Paid Leave Bill Being Considered

Posted: Mar 08, 2017

Following neighbors MA and CT, a bill has been filed in the Rhode Island Assembly which, if approved, would require RI employers to provide paid sick leave to employees. If ultimately signed into law, the bill (H5413 - "The Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act") would apply to all...

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Obamacare Repeal and Replace Bill is Unveiled

Posted: Mar 07, 2017

After much rhetoric, House Republicans have unveiled an initial plan to repeal and replace the much maligned Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as Obamacare). Designed to provide greater flexibility to individuals and employers alike, the measure has numerous components. Click here to read more.

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I-9 Form Resources

Posted: Jan 30, 2017

With the new I-9 Form going into effect on January 22nd, we have received several questions from members on how to complete the form.  In response to these questions, EANE is happy to provide two resources for your benefit:

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Welcome 2017 New Board Members

Posted: Jan 27, 2017

Welcome new and returning board members. EANE board members present a rich mix of experts from business and industry throughout our region. They offer concrete counsel and valuable perspectives that help the organization remain in the forefront of employment relations and drive member engagement.

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Business Trends Survey 2017

Posted: Jan 05, 2017

Both the National and Regional Business Trends Survey summaries have come out.  Please click on the links below to see the summary of each survey.

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Two MA Businesses Receive 2016 Employer of Choice Award

Posted: Nov 21, 2016

Two Massachusetts organizations were recognized in November as Employer of Choice winners: Shriners Hospitals for Children-Springfield and Venture Community Services of Sturbridge. Entrants are judged in areas that include: company culture, training and development, communication, recognition and reward, and work-life balance.

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Why You Should Send the C-Suite to Training

Posted: Oct 25, 2016

Becoming a LEADER shouldn't be the end of your learning path; it's only the beginning. Yet many executives wouldn't be caught dead in a training class for leadership development skills. Even when they fully realize that these are skills they have yet to acquire

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Strategic Planning for Results: What You Know, But Don’t Do

Posted: May 19, 2016

Creating a strategic plan is something that everyone should start, but nobody should ever finish ... because being finished with your strategic plan means you've stopped. And the second you stop, your plan is past its expiration date. Consider a simplified and pain-free process; it's a check-box approach to keep your plan fresh.

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Safety Solutions Consulting: Our New Partnership

Posted: Jan 07, 2016

Our new partnership with Safety Solutions Consultants offers on-site audits, answers to your safety and health questions, and help with OSHA compliance issues, safety plans or onsite training ... at all of our member locations.

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EANE Survey in Business West

Posted: Sep 28, 2015

The survey posed more than 130 questions. It covered health insurance, including cost, coverage, eligibility, and employee cost sharing. It also addressed retirement plans, disability benefits, and voluntary benefits.


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Our New EANE Mobile App

Posted: May 18, 2015

Direct access to critical e-alerts and notifications that impact your workplace ... straight from your smart phone or mobile device.

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EANE Launches New Monthly HR Webinar Series

Posted: Jan 14, 2015

Our new monthly “HR Info” webinars focus on foundations of HR throughout the life of the employment cycle. These 90-minute sessions refresh your skills and knowledge, and review new twists on traditional topics from handbooks to drug-testing, record-keeping to termination … and beyond.

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