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Leadership Development Town Hall 3.23.2021

By: | 03.25.21 | blog, Training and Development, Common HR Questions, Coronavirus,
Leadership Development: Identifying & Developing Leaders “A company is only strong as its weakest leader.” Individual contributors, team leads and people managers, as well as the executive team, can be seen as leaders.  77% of organizations...

Returning to Work Safely (Town Hall 3.2.2021)

By: | 03.03.21 | blog, Training and Development, Common HR Questions,
As employers start to consider bringing their employees back to an in-person office, there are many things that should be done to bring back employees in a safe and clean environment. But first- you need a well-thought-out plan. Return to Work Safely PwC intervi...

Town Hall & OSHA Update 2.2.2021

By: | 02.04.21 | Common HR Questions, Strategic HR,
On February 2, MEA hosted a Town Hall with our in-house attorney and OSHA representative to share upcoming information about OSHA and the COVID-19 virus. Vaccine Policy: Yes or No? Many members have inquired about the necessity of a vaccine policy written into po...

What are companies planning for year-end holiday parties and celebrations?

By: | 10.22.20 | Common HR Questions
MEA recently sent out an ‘End of Year Celebration’ Survey to our Members and other local organizations to gauge how companies are planning on handling their year-end/holiday parties and celebrations. We received 123 responses that gave us excellent insight o...

If an Employee Chooses Virtual Schooling for their Child, are they Eligible for Expanded FMLA?

By: | 10.12.20 | Common HR Questions
With school being back in session, both virtually and in-person, this has caused concerns for both employees and their employers. In the latest installment in our new video series, Coffee and Compliance, MEA experts Maria Bonelli and Jane Disher, sit down virtuall...

Can an employer mandate that an employee get a COVID test?

By: | 09.30.20 | Common HR Questions
Do you or your organization still have unanswered questions regarding COVID? Are you still unsure how to navigate through this “new normal”? While this is a difficult time for most individuals and organizations, MEA’s HR hotline is here to answer and...