Posting Jobs vs. Attracting Talent

By: | 05.16.18 | blog, Recruiting,
Is there anybody out there who remembers the Classified Section of the Sunday Newspaper? The classified section was a fat, once-a-week insert, a full half-inch thick and chock-full of employment ads. I’m sure some of you are ex-paper-delivery folks with nagging r...

New Jersey Equal Pay Act

By: | 05.16.18 | HR Alerts
New Jersey recently passed legislation substantially expanding pay equity protections for New Jersey employees. The law becomes effective on July 1, 2018, and MEA is here to help its members comply with the new requirements by that date. Specifically, as part of members...

New NJ Paid Sick Leave Law

By: | 05.10.18 | HR Alerts
New Jersey recently passed a law requiring employers to provide paid sick leave. The law becomes effective on October 29, 2018, and MEA is here to help its Members obtain compliance by that date. Specifically, as part of membership: This alert summarizes the key compone...

The candidate-driven market and "Generation Why"

By: | 04.26.18 | blog, Recruiting,
In part 1, we took a look at what a “candidate-driven” market means for your company. In part 2, we’ll look at understanding the folks within that market. The Millennial workforce. Oh, my goodness. We’ve all heard the stats. In 2017, Millennials...

FLSA Exemptions: The U.S. Supreme Court Just Changed the FLSA Exemption Paradigm

By: | 04.05.18 | HR Alerts
What happened? On April 2, 2018, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro. The primary issue in the case was whether service advisors at car dealerships are “salesm[e]n . . . primarily engaged in . . . servic...

What a “candidate-driven” market means for your company

By: | 04.03.18 | blog, Recruiting,
We’ve been hearing the phrase “Candidate-driven market” more and more in the past several months. Yes, it’s a tight hiring market. Employers have been feeling that pain through 2017 and there is no indication of relief in 2018. In fact, all indi...