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Quick Survey: 39% of respondents undecided about hybrid work arrangements

By: | 04.14.21 | blog, Strategic HR, Coronavirus,
According to a pulse survey of MEA Member companies, nearly forty percent of employers are still undecided on how they will reintroduce employees to the workspace on a weekly basis. Question 1: As federal and state restrictions allow, what are your plans for employee...

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...

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: Key Aspects for Employers

By: | 03.15.21 | Coronavirus
On Thursday, March 11, 2021, President Biden signed into law the COVID-19 Relief Stimulus Bill, also known as the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). Employers should be aware of the following key aspects of the ARPA. Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFC...

CDC Releases Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People in Non-Healthcare Settings

By: | 03.15.21 | Coronavirus
On March 8, 2021, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People for individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. With COVID-19 vaccines becoming more widely distribut...

Town Hall Synopsis 2.23.2021

By: | 02.25.21 | HR Compliance, Strategic HR, Coronavirus,
In the Town Hall webinar on February 23, MEA discussed several topics including recreational marijuana policies, COVID-19 updates, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) standards and policies. Recreational Marijuana Use in New Jersey Now that a recreational ...

Can Employers Request Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination from Employees?

By: | 01.29.21 | Coronavirus
Image: US Department of DefenseNow that the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming available to certain segments of the American public, many employers are wondering if they can request proof of vaccination from their employees. To answer this question, employers must look to the...