EANE Offices Closed on March 14th!

Posted: Mar 14, 2017

Due to the severe snowstorm,  all EANE offices will be closed today.  We plan to reopen on Wednesday, March 15th.  Thank you for your understanding as safety is always our primary concern for our staff and we hope you will be safe as well during these conditions.

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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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2017 Southern New England Compensation Survey set to launch on March 7th!

Posted: Feb 16, 2017

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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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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Business Trend Survey for 2016: Distinctions for Northeast Region

Posted: Jan 05, 2016

The Business Trend Survey by the Employers Association of America shows several distinctions for the Northeast region in regulatory compliance, investment and staffing. Results from this comprehensive survey of 1,242 organizations, covering 2,814 employer locations and 45 US states, indicate that the majority of executives surveyed remain optimistic for 2016,...

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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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