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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...

Business Trends to Look out for in 2023

By: | 12.09.22 | Surveys and Reports
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA (December 8, 2022) –– While the current economic outlook may have business leaders proceeding with caution, according to the 2023 National Business Trends Survey from the Employer Associations of America (EAA), business is looking up with...

9 Tips For A Liability-Free Holiday Party

By: | 12.07.22 | HR Compliance
Many employers had limited – or no – year-end celebrations through the COVID-19 pandemic but are now returning to in person parties. While the annual festivities can be the source of good cheer and teambuilding, they also can lead to legal liability. Here ar...

Diversify & Strengthen your Workforce with Neurodiverse Talent 

By: | 10.27.22 | Recruiting
In a recent town hall, Cait Russel, OTD, OTR/L, Director of the Neurodiversity Employment Network of Philadelphia and Shawn Garrison, Chief Operating Officer of New Way Air Bearings discussed how to diversify and strengthen your workforce with Neurodiverse talent. Wh...

Are My Remote Employees Eligible for Leave Under the Family and Medical Leave Act?

By: | 10.14.22 | Common HR Questions
When the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was passed in 1993, legislators and business leaders did not contemplate largely remote workforces. In 2022, however, many companies are embracing fully remote employees, leaving many employers asking – among other thin...