Massachusetts Final PFML Regulations Are In!

As reported in May, the Massachusetts Department of Paid Family and Medical Leave (DPFML) announced their intention to update its final regulations.  The final regulations are here!   Among the highlights to these final regulations are: Clarifying that the for employee’s working variable workweeks, a week for PFML purposes is determined by averaging the number …

Connecticut And Massachusetts Tighten Up Their Travel Restrictions

In response to the ongoing challenge of combatting COVID-19 and to prevent a resurgence of this virus in their communities, Connecticut and Massachusetts have tightened up on their travel restrictions in their respective states. Massachusetts Taking effect on August 1st, Massachusetts has instituted an Executive Order that will require a 14-day quarantine of travelers coming …

Summer Camps and FFCRA

For many employers, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has been a challenge for many.  One of FFCRA’s hallmarks has allowed employees to take up to 12 weeks of time off when schools and child care providers are unavailable due to COVID-19 related reasons.  This covered reason also extends to the unavailability of summer …

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July Survey Update

Insurance and Benefits Survey due July 31st Salary Budget and National Sales Compensation Survey Set to Launch July is an important month for surveys at EANE, and we a few that will be at various points of production. Surveying the area market on health insurance and other benefits, our 2020 Insurance and Benefits Survey will …

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Respect | The Critical Value Every Workplace Requires For Success!

Did you ever stop to think about how you would define respect in the workplace? It can be hard to define because it is not activity driven – it is a feeling, an environment, a part of company culture. In today’s ever-changing world we are hearing more about diversity, inclusion, equity and unconscious bias. These …

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Job Search and Analytics

Would you like to know that moment when a valued employee turns on the job-search-intent? The “I need to find a new job” moment. What is it that makes that change come about?  While job changes and employee turnover are an inevitable and often positive part of our work lives, how might your retention rate …

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The Year of Compensation Chaos

The COVID pandemic has created chaos for HR professionals across the board. From layoffs and furloughs to illness and policy changes – HR professionals have been overwhelmed with many different priorities. Now that we are moving towards our ‘new normal’ work pattern, it’s time to address our compensation strategies for the near future and beyond. …

How and Why Leaders Protect Their Mental Health

Article Shared by EANE Trainer | Emmy Monticelli, MBA,PCC,CPLP Most of us equate “health” to our physical health, but as Americans we don’t give much thought or practice to maintaining our “mental” health. We do cardio, lift weights and follow the latest fitness fads to maintain our physical health and appearance. However, we aren’t consciously …

What Businesses Need To Know About The PPP Flexibility Act

President Trump has signed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act of 2020 into law. The new measures were rolled out under the CARES Act, and includes provisions that offer the loan recipients greater flexibility over the use of the PPP loan proceeds. Key Updates Include: Lowering the threshold on loan proceeds towards payroll costs …

The Resilience Challenge

Mapping the path forward post COVID-19 A case-study of EANE member organization, Cartamundi Normally at Cartamundi, things are pretty much all fun and games! After all, they are the world leader in card and board games with factories and employees working across the globe to bring fun and laughter to friends and families. However, the …

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