What Employers Should Know About Hair and Race Discrimination

Guest Contributor | Amy McAndrew, MidAtlantic Employers’ Association The United States House of Representatives passed the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act with bipartisan support in March. The CROWN Act now moves to the Senate, where a companion bill is sponsored by Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey. Several states and cities – …

Become an EANE Member By June 3, 2022

We have a great sign-on bonus for organizations that JOIN EANE before June 3, 2022! Join EANE before June 3, 2022 and receive a FREE copy of the 2022 Southern New England Compensation Survey Results! Don’t Build Today’s Compensation Plan With Old Data Gain the most recent data on compensation in our region in addition …

Reminder Federal Contractor Portal Certification Deadline is June 30th

Article Contributed by Mark Adams As reported in our December 2nd E-Alert*, federal contractors and subcontractors with federal affirmative action obligations have a responsibility to register and certify that they have an affirmative action plan in place no later than June 30, 2022. (It is important to note that construction contractors are NOT subjected to …

Communications Skills for Leaders and Teams

Article Contributed by Valerie Boudreau When team members communicate effectively with each other, they can collaborate well and work together to reach a common goal more efficiently. Good communication within a team allows for the better exchange of ideas, execution of projects, and cooperation among the group. Communication skills are one of the most important leadership …

Time To Gut-Check Our Common Shortcuts

Article Contributed by Danielle Goldaper Unconscious biases are a natural human behavior. They’re the shortcuts that our brains use to help us determine what we share in common and what is different about the people around us. These biases, which encompass both favorable and unfavorable assessments, are activated involuntarily and without an individual’s awareness or …

The “New Normal” of Federal Oversight

As the pandemic slowly recedes and we move back to “normal” or “new normal” (depending upon your point of view), the “pass” that employers have had to varying degrees in order to manage their way through the disruptive forces of the pandemic will be ending as well. What will the “new normal” look like from an …

Congratulations! You May Have Become a Multi State Employer!

Have Hybrid or Remote Work Schedules Turned Your Single State Workplace Into a Multi-State Workplace? New Workplace Operations Have Expanded The Borders Where Our Teams Are Working From . . .Remain Compliant With Employment Laws In Multiple States With The Information You’ll Learn at EANE’s virtual event Moving From a Single to a Multistate Workplace …

Compensation Initiatives for Companies Big & Small

Article Contributed by Barbara Piucci “The Fallout is that the bargaining power has shifted in the direction of the labor force and it doesn’t look like it’s going to shift back anytime soon. In order to attract and retain talent in 2022, employers need to up their game.” -Payscale’s 2022 Compensation Best Practices Report Chances …

OSHA Log 300 Rule Change On The Horizon?

Article Contributed By Mark Adams The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is issuing a proposed rule that if adopted would change how OSHA Forms 300, 300A and 301 are developed by many companies. Since 2018, companies with 250 or more employees (or companies 20 or more employees but less than 250 employees but whose …

Leverage Upskilling and Learning to Retain Employees

Article Contributed by Valerie Boudreau Even before the pandemic, there was a lot of focus in upskilling and learning as a way to retain employees but also to help foster engagement. The Great Resignation has brought to light for organizations that employees want more development and if they don’t get it they have no problem with …