Managing workplace romance in the era of #MeToo

By: | 02.12.19 | 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.  With US workers spending so much of their time at work, it is not surprising that, according to a 2017 survey by CareerBuilders, ...

With Government Reopen, E-Verify Now Available

By: | 02.04.19 | HR Alerts
Members who use E-Verify to confirm worker eligibility are aware that E-Verify was not operational during the government shutdown. With the government now reopened, E-Verify is again available for this purpose. See the E-Verify website for details. Please cont...

EEO-1 Deadlines Changed Due to Government Shutdown

By: | 02.04.19 | HR Alerts
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has announced that, due to the recent government shutdown, the opening of the EEO-1 has been postponed until early March 2019. In addition, the deadline to submit EEO-1 data will be extended until May 31, 2019. The EEO-...

Beyond dating, ‘ghosting’ becoming common in workplace

By: | 01.23.19 | HR Compliance
“Ghosting” has come to mean suddenly ceasing all communication in the dating context. But it turns out that getting ghosted is not just reserved for the dating world – it is happening in the workplace as well. With low unemployment, workers have more ...

2019 National Business Trends Survey shows continued business optimism tempered by talent challenges

By: | 01.19.19 | Surveys and Reports
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA (January 19, 2019) – Employer Associations of America (EAA) has released the results of its 2018 National Business Trends Survey. Midatlantic Employers’ Association (MEA) is a member of EAA and the survey includes results from its Members...

Don’t let this happen to you – Lessons from the Estée Lauder parental leave settlement

By: | 01.16.19 | HR Compliance
In the competition for talent, companies continue to offer increased benefits to employees.  Among the most popular of these benefits is parental leave.  In light of a recent position taken by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), however, emplo...