A new Iowa law ensures that employees fired for refusing a COVID-19 vaccine will still qualify to receive unemployment benefits and continues the trend of certain states pushing back against widespread vaccine mandates.
Congress has passed the sweeping $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill and sent it to the White House for President Biden to sign.
As a result of recent guidance from the US Department of Labor more workers affected by the COVID-19 public health emergency may be eligible for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance.
President Trump signed the COVID-19 relief bill, which includes $900 billion earmarked for COVID-19 aid. In addition to extending the availability of tax credits for employers that continue to provide leave under the terms established by the FFCRA, the bill contains a number of other takeaways for employers.
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