Employees Are Stressed About Their Financial Matters | Let’s Help Them Build A Proactive Plan

Wellness programs are a key tool for attracting and retaining employees.  Many companies have offered wellness programs focused on employee physical health and well-being with positive results.  In 2020 as you look to enhance your workplace value proposition if you do not already….consider adding a Financial Wellness component to your wellness strategy! Financial Wellness:  According …

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Common Wage & Hour Mistakes | Calculating the “Regular Rate” of Pay

Any federal or state labor enforcement agency will tell you – wages are sacred. This reverence for employee rights with respect to pay is evident in the innumerable regulations requiring to employers to pay wages appropriately and timely.  With so many requirements, even the most well-meaning employers can make mistakes and find themselves in a …

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The Lie We Believe About Workplace Culture

Workplace culture is a phrase that gets tossed around a lot, and for many of us, whether leaders or individual contributors, we’re left scratching our heads, “What the heck does it even mean?” Simply put, Workplace Culture is how it feels to work where we work. It’s not what an organization claims it is like …

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The What and the Why of the Workplace Assessment

Well, that’s a wrap, January came and went! The first month of the year is often the time when we are in the thick of it with employee performance reviews and evaluating how we are going to meet our goals and where we are going to implement process improvements in the workplace.  The list of …

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Corporate Values | Invest in Your People

Blog Post from John Henderson, EANE Director of Learning & Development Last month, while sitting down to breakfast with 20 senior HR professionals from around the Northeast region, it became apparent that organizations across size and industries struggle with the universal question: How do we create a culture that engages our employees?  One of the …

Put Your Handbook Into 20/20 Focus

Blog post from Mark Adams, EANE Director of Human Resource Services Well, 2020 is here.  Can you believe it?  2020 is going to be a bell-weather year on many fronts for employers. MA Handbook Updates For Massachusetts employers, 2020 is the last year before the Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave (PFML) law goes into …

Four Executives Added to the EANE Board

The EANE board represents a cross-section of professionals throughout Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island who provide certified expertise in the areas of business, human resources, and financial management. “Our board members are leaders in their professions and their experience guides our mission to help employers build engaged, well-managed and low-risk workplaces throughout the Northeast.” EANE …

Retirement Plan Changes in 2020

Contributed by: Catherine Freeman, Mutual of America Group Account Representative As a retirement plan sponsor, you know that keeping up to date on regulatory issues with your organization’s plan is vital. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 allowed for less restrictive rules to hardship withdrawals.  These new rules may greatly impact your employees at a …

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Retaining Employees with Employer Tuition Reimbursement

In today’s world of low unemployment and recruiting headaches, employers need to use all of the tools in their tool belt to attract and retain the best talent.  Consider how hard it is to find good applicants for some of the positions that you might be looking for.  What if you were able to grow …

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