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Staff + Volunteer Management

Important Maine Employment Law Changes That Your Nonprofit Should Know About

by Guest Blogger
Reprinted with permission from The Maine Nonprofit Law E-Bulletin September 2019, by Robert H. Levin, Attorney-at-Law with the Law Office of Robert H. Levin. Since May, the Legislature and Governor have passed several changes to state employment laws that will affect all employers, including nonprofit organizations. All of these laws take effect on September 18, […]

Maine Legislature sends Paid Sick Leave bill to Governor for Signature

by Sarah Skillin Woodard
The Maine Legislature is poised to enact a historic bill that would require paid leave for employees of any business or nonprofit with 11 or more employees. The bill, LD 369, was amended in the Labor and Housing Committee at the urging of Governor Mills. The original bill would have established paid sick leave and would […]

Seeking Member Projects for Our Annual Staff Volunteer Day!

by Katie Manter
We’re planning our annual Staff Volunteer Day and we’re looking for a member project! Would you like to put our eight staff to work on August 1st? Projects can be outside or inside, and can be clean-up tasks, building/painting projects, or something totally unexpected, as long as it can be accomplished in a day. Ideally, you’re within […]

Hiring Practices to Build Strength Through Diversity

by Guest Blogger
MANP is pleased to present the following guest blog post by Mary Budd of Starboard Leadership Consulting, an endorsed provider of executive search services. This post is part of our ongoing Mission Driven Leadershift initiative, which offers resources, services and programs to help Maine nonprofits successfully prepare for and manage leadership transition. Many employers, particularly in the […]

U.S. Department of Labor Proposes New Overtime Rule

by Sarah Skillin Woodard
Reprinted with permission from National Council of Nonprofits. The U.S. Department of Labor released its proposed rule updating the overtime salary threshold under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, reopening rulemaking on an issue that has drawn significant attention and controversy over the past four years. The salary threshold for the white-collar exemption from overtime […]

First of Its Kind Survey on Maine Workplace Harassment + Culture

by Jennifer Hutchins
Believing fervently that successful organizations require safe, respectful and inclusive work cultures, in 2018, MANP joined with MaineCanDo.org to help individuals, employers, and investors prevent future #MeToo incidents in the workplace. Now MANP is partnering with #MaineCanDo and Pan Atlantic Research to conduct the first comprehensive survey of sexual harassment and workplace culture issues in […]

What Can MANP Trainings Do for You?

by Kelly McCormack
Even though it’s February, there’s plenty of time to set and achieve new goals for the year. MANP is here to help you reach those goals, so we ask: In 2019, are you looking to… Build your leadership muscle? Check out this webinar February 13, Lead Like No Other: Behaviors for Gaining Agreement and Engagement. […]

You hired your new leader—now what?

by Guest Blogger
MANP is pleased to present the following guest blog post by Jeff Wahlstrom of Starboard Leadership Consulting–an endorsed provider of executive search services. This post is part of our ongoing Mission Driven Leadershift initiative, which offers resources, services and programs to help Maine nonprofits successfully prepare for and manage leadership transition.  You’ve been through an exhaustive (and somewhat […]

Why Women are Still Underrepresented in Nonprofit Leadership and What We Can Do About It

by Guest Blogger
The following post from Nonprofit HR was republished with permission. Nonprofit HR, located in Washington, DC, is the leading human resources firm in the country that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit HR President and CEO Lisa Brown Alexander provided the keynote address at MANP’s 2018 Nonprofit Finance Conference. The serious underrepresentation of women in the booming tech industry has […]

Where is your Organization on the Talent Sustainability Continuum?

by Guest Blogger
The following post from Nonprofit HR was republished with permission. Nonprofit HR, located in Washington, DC, is the leading human resources firm in the country that works exclusively with nonprofit organizations. Nonprofit HR President and CEO Lisa Brown Alexander will provide the keynote address at MANP’s 2018 Nonprofit Finance Conference. As nonprofit organizations strive to achieve […]