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Myonex Member Spotlight: How Culture and Core Values Fuel Global Growth

By: | 09.09.22 | Member Spotlight
In my travels as CEO, I have come across many great MEA Member employers, all contributing to our vibrant community. Recently, I had the pleasure of visiting with Maryanne Walsh, Vice President of Client and Employee Engagement at Myonex. I want to share a little of the...

Is Your Payroll System a Frankenstein’s Monster or Your Competitive Edge?

By: | 07.14.22 | Strategic HR
Times have changed. Conversations that center around Payroll or Payroll/HRIS are antiquated. Business and HR Leaders need to be talking in terms of Human Capital Management Technology (HCMT) and viewing these platforms as employee engagement, retention, and collaboratio...

Protect Your Greatest Asset: Your People

By: | 07.11.22 | Engagement
Great Resignation. Record Inflation. Possible Recession and market drops. Virtual, hybrid or mandatory returns to the office. Rising Mental Health challenges. These headlines dominate the press, social media and employee discussions at work, at home and with their frien...

5 Ways to Celebrate Pride in your Workplace

By: | 06.22.22 | 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 and inclusion (D...

Fundamental Considerations for Designing your Variable Pay Plan 

By: | 05.27.22 | Compensation
At a recent MEA Insights Webinar, Lou Lazo, Compensation Consultant for MEA’s sister-organization, Employers Council, presented on the design process for building a variable pay plan. Basic Vocabulary for Variable Pay Terms: Fixed Pay: Compensation that has ...

Pre-termination checklist for Managers and HR

By: | 05.20.22 | HR Compliance
Even with the Great Resignation and the challenges of recruitment and retention, employers still find themselves with employees who are underperforming, violating policies or simply not working out.  In the workplace, there are few actions that present more legal r...

What Employers Should Know About Hair and Race Discrimination

By: | 04.07.22 | HR Compliance
Last month, the United States House of Representatives passed the Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair (CROWN) Act with bipartisan support. The CROWN Act now moves to the Senate, where a companion bill is sponsored by Senator Cory Booker of New Jer...

National Policies & Benefits Survey Summary

By: | 04.04.22 | Surveys and Reports
MEA recently conducted the 2021-2022 National Policies & Benefits Survey along with other participating employer associations across the United States. 1,265 employers organizations participated in the survey. Organizations answered 332 multiple choice or fill in th...

2022 Trends for Returning to the Workplace

By: | 03.29.22 | Coronavirus
At our MEA Insights Weekly Webinar on March 22, 2022, we polled employers in the MidAtlantic region regarding their plans to bring people back to the physical workplace. In total we had 75 respondents participating in the polls. Here are the results: Returning to the...