Updated FFCRA Eligibility & Back To School Policies

The Department of Labor has recently added several questions and answers to their employer FAQ’s with regard to the FFCRA leave requirements. These are KEY updates that address employer and employee concerns as we all tackle the difficulties with kids going back to school in remote or hybrid scenarios. Pay particular attention to questions 98, …

When School and Workplaces Collide

Navigating the Sea of Change If 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic has taught us two things, it is that: A) employers and employees alike need to be both flexible and agile in order to survive, and B) that change has become “the new normal”. Some of these changes have been driven by ever-changing federal and state laws …

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 …

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 Monster Lurking In The Shadow of Your Reopening

It’s a chaotic time for Human Resources professionals. You have people working remotely and on-premise. You’re managing a level of fear and anxiety that we have never seen before in our families and in our workforce. There are very few ‘controllable’ factors in play here as we work to follow state and federal mandates about …

HR Certification Testing in the Time of Lockdowns

Just because many of us are staying home, it doesn’t mean that we cannot move forward with our careers.   Even though many of the PearsonVue (HRCI) and Prometric (SHRM) testing sites are on reduced hours or completely closed, it is still possible to take your HR Certification exam.  Through the wonders of technology, you don’t …

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Members Doing Great Things

“Act as if what you do makes a difference, because it does.” -William James The team at EANE is often amazed by the things that our members make or the services that they provide to their customers on a typical day. As we all know, these days are anything but typical. We are dealing with …

Great Leaders Adapt With New Circumstances

For the majority of today’s workforce, we’re exercising our agility muscles more aggressively than we’ve ever had to before now. The Coronavirus pandemic has created a time in our lives we have never seen before.  As leaders, we need to remember one part of the job more than ever – how to be there FOR …