Author Archive: Brenda Hofmann

About Brenda Hofmann

Brenda Hofmann

Communications Manager at the International Foundation

Favorite Foundation Product: The Word on Benefits Blog

Benefits-Related Topics That Grab Her Attention: Wellness, work/life balance, retirement security, parental leave policies and unique and trending perks.​

Favorite Foundation Event:The day we wait all year forNational Employee Benefits Day!

Personal Insight: Brenda goes with the flow and this approach to life puts everyone around her at ease. Brenda enjoys the mix of roles she plays from communications pro to mom and wife.

Employers React to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Employers React to the COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus is a challenge unlike any most employers have faced. The pandemic has brought major changes to the workplace, including shifts to employees’ health care and retirement benefits. A… Read more >

Steps Plan Sponsors Should Take to Implement the Families First Act and the CARES Act

Steps Plan Sponsors Should Take to Implement the Families First Act and the Cares Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Families First Act or FFCRA) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, an Economic Security (CARES) Act have brought a wide range of changes to employee… Read more >

DOL Issues FFCRA Model Notices and Posting FAQs

DOL Issues FFCRA Model Notices and Posting FAQs

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which was signed into law on March 18, 2020, expanded paid leave for all government employers and private-sector employers with fewer than 500 workers. The… Read more >

DOL Issues Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): Questions and Answers

DOL Issues Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): Questions and Answers

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. On Tuesday, March 24, 2020 the Department of… Read more >