With Talent Scarce, Many Employers Are Laboring To Fill PositionsPosted: Dec 25, 2018
BusinessWest interviewed EANE president, Meredith Wise about the challenges employers are facing as we enter 2019 with more vacant positions than candidates to fill the roles.
EANE Celebrates 2018 Employer of Choice Award RecipientsPosted: Nov 01, 2018
Big Y Foods, Inc. of Springfield, MA and COCC of Southington, CT have been selected by the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) as the Employer of Choice Award recipients for 2018.
EANE Earned Massachusetts State Workforce Training FundsPosted: Sep 07, 2018
We are very excited to have earned $100K in Mass. State Workforce Training Funds! We are proud to offer hundreds of businesses training in leadership, management, and supervisory skills!
Non-Competition & Mandatory Arbitration AgreementsPosted: Aug 15, 2018
Massachusetts contract law is evolving. Effective October 1, 2018, employers’ ability to enter into valid and enforceable non-competition agreements with their employees will change dramatically.
Earn 5.75 HRCI/SHRM Recertification Credits at EANE's 2018 Management Conference!Posted: Feb 28, 2018
The Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) announced today that its annual Management Conference will be held on Thursday, April 5th at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Place in Springfield, MA. The full-day program – which draws 150+ attendees from MA, RI and CT -- will focus on the power of...
EANE to present on Harassment Prevention in the Workplace at the Central Mass South Chamber of CommercePosted: Feb 22, 2018
EANE will present on Harassment Prevention in the Workplace at the Central Mass South Chamber of Commerce on Thursday March 29th. With the rise of some high profile allegations of Sexual Harassment by politicians, Hollywood celebrities, and others coupled with the rise of the “MeToo movement”, sexual harassment remains in the...
2018 Southern New England Compensation Survey set to launch on March 7th!Posted: Feb 22, 2018
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.
EANE Has Openings for Human Resource Generalist/Business PartnersPosted: Feb 16, 2018
Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) has Part-Time openings for dynamic, motivated HR Generalists to provide diversified human resource and training services to our membership organizations. For some members, we support and augment their current HR team and for others, we ARE their HR department! Our team of professionals, consult,...
Local Business Trends by Susan Breen - Featured in RISBJPosted: Jan 18, 2018
EANE recently shared national data conducted by the Employer Associations of America, with specific findings for businesses in the NorthEast region. The Rhode Island Small Business Journal featured an article by EANE's Susan Breen on the findings. Click here to read the article!
Top 5 Handbook Policy Trends and Pitfalls to Avoid for 2018Posted: Jan 12, 2018
With a New Year upon us, many companies are taking the time to revisit their handbooks to identify whether there is a need for a checkup. While handbooks vary in scope and detail, below are 5 policy areas that employers should consider reviewing:
2018 Business Trends Survey Released - Regional FindingsPosted: Dec 04, 2017
With over 800 members concentrated in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut, the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE) today unveiled the national and regional findings from the 2017 National Business Trends Survey conducted by the Employer Associations of America (EAA).
Employer of Choice Award Winners AnnouncedPosted: Nov 08, 2017
PeoplesBank and Rhode Island Quality Institute were recently recognized as Employer of Choice Award recipients by the Employers Association of the NorthEast (EANE). Pictured here are representatives of the winning organizations, Janice Mazzallo, Executive Vice President for PeoplesBank (far left); EANE President Meredith Wise (middle); and Michelle Dexter, Director of...
RI Paid Leave Bill Being ConsideredPosted: 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...
Obamacare Repeal and Replace Bill is UnveiledPosted: 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.
Welcome 2017 New Board MembersPosted: 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.
National Executive Compensation Survey - Currently Ongoing until February 17th!Posted: Jan 11, 2017
Members should have already received their invitation to participate in 2017 National Executive Compensation Survey during the month of January via a customized email; containing unique login information to the survey.
EANE Awarded $200K in Grants to Fund MA Workforce TrainingPosted: Dec 12, 2016
This grant will allow us to provide our "Principles of Leadership for Supervisors and Managers" and our "Lead Worker" series to employees of MA businesses at no cost to the business.
Two MA Businesses Receive 2016 Employer of Choice AwardPosted: 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.
Why You Should Send the C-Suite to TrainingPosted: 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
Strategic Planning for Results: What You Know, But Don’t DoPosted: 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.
Safety Solutions Consulting: Our New PartnershipPosted: 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.
Business Trend Survey for 2016: Distinctions for Northeast RegionPosted: Jan 05, 2016
Welcome Manufacturing Alliance of CT (MAC) MembersPosted: Jul 17, 2015
EANE and MAC join forces, effective July 1, 2015.
EANE Partners with HRCI To Support Members' Development & EducationPosted: Jul 03, 2015
EANE and HRCI have partnered to support EANE members' career development and ongoing education.
Management Conference on Employee Engagement Draws Record CrowdPosted: Mar 27, 2015
Keynote address by Forbes leadership columnist Kevin Kruse who is a New York Times bestselling author of four books.
Kevin Kruse Headlines Management Conference on Employee EngagementPosted: Jan 22, 2015
11th Annual Management Conference on Employee Engagement March 26, 2015. With 29% of the workforce engaged, 45% not engaged and 26% disengaged, the benefits of high employee engagement are clear.
EANE Launches New Monthly HR Webinar SeriesPosted: 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.