The US Department of Labor has provided employers with help regarding time-sensitive notice requirements related to the COBRA subsidies established by the American Rescue Plan Act.
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.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has released a pair of proposed rules that would amend the incentives employers may offer to encourage participation in wellness programs that require disclosure of medical or genetic information without violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).
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.
Group health plans that are grandfathered under the Affordable Care Act will find it easier to preserve their grandfather status under a newly-released final rule.
There is little question that the Senate's 52-48 vote Monday night to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to fill the seat of the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will have a big impact on employers and employees.
The Supreme Court has ruled that employers with religious or moral objections to birth control may deny contraceptive coverage to their employees without violating the Affordable Care Act.
Several states have set up websites for employers with guidance and ways to report employees who refuse offers to return to work as businesses take steps to reopen from the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is allowing employers to decide if they want to let employees make mid-year elections for health coverage, health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and dependent care assistance programs.
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