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From February to May: Insights on the Changing HR Landscape

By: | 06.09.23 | Surveys and Reports
In February of this year, MEA surveyed Members on key workplace issues related to compliance, recruitment and retention, compensation, DEI leadership and so much more. This survey was rerun again in May. Here is a comparison of the February and May Survey results: Mo...

6 Ways to Celebrate Pride in your Workplace 

By: | 06.02.23 | DEI Update
Around the world, June is recognized as Pride Month, which is a time to celebrate LGBTQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer) culture and support LGBTQ+ rights. Celebrating Pride is an important part of any employer’s diversity, equity, inclusion and b...

Building a Stronger Workforce: Enhancing Employee Engagement for Long-Term Success 

By: | 05.05.23 | Engagement
Employee engagement is a critical factor that drives organizational success. It refers to the level of commitment and motivation employees have towards their work, company and colleagues. Research has repeatedly shown that engaged employees are more productive, more com...

Marijuana and the Workplace: Balancing Employee Rights and Employer Obligations on 4/20 

By: | 04.20.23 | HR Compliance
The Legalization of Marijuana Marijuana use continues to be a hotly debated topic, especially in the workplace.  With medical and recreational marijuana becoming legal in more and more states, when to drug test – if at all – is one of the most challe...

6 Ways to Celebrate Women’s History Month in Your Workplace

By: | 03.13.23 | DEI Update
March is Women’s History Month, and March 8, 2023 is International Women’s Day, both times to celebrate women’s contributions to history and the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. Observing these occasions can be an import...

Employee Benefits Trends 2023: Key Insights from National Survey of Employers

By: | 03.06.23 | Surveys and Reports
MEA recently conducted the 2023 National Benefits Survey along with other participating employer associations across the United States. 1,222 organizations participated in the survey. Organizations answered 143 questions about their employee benefits offerings. The surv...

The State of HR: Insights and Trends from MidAtlantic Employers

By: | 02.23.23 | Surveys and Reports
To gain insight into current HR trends impacting the workplace, MEA collected data from MidAtlantic employers on key workplace issues related to compliance, recruitment and retention, compensation, DEI, leadership, and much more. Here are the results from the HR Tren...

Love in the Air in Your Workplace? Here’s What to Do

By: | 02.09.23 | HR Compliance
With Valentine’s Day upon us, employers likely are hoping that romance is not in the air – at least not in the workplace. According to a recent survey by career platform LiveCareer, however, 75% of employees have had a romantic relationship with a coworker. ...

One Way Employers Provide Basic Mental Health Resources

By: | 01.12.23 | Uncategorized
In July of this year, we provided LifeSpeak, a Mental Health and Well-Being Platform, to our Member Employers, their employees and immediate family members. LifeSpeak is a non-intimidating first step towards gaining valuable education to manage mental health and wellnes...