Paid Leave

Important FFCRA Leave Updates for Employers in the American Rescue Plan Act

Important FFCRA Leave Updates for Employers in the American Rescue Plan Act

Here we go again: yet another new relief bill sends employers heads spinning. On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law. Among… Read more >

Encourage Inclusivity and Flexibility With Proactive Employee Benefits

Encourage Inclusivity and Flexibility With Proactive Employee Benefits

The pandemic has brought new workforce situations requiring new solutions to the forefront of our daily lives. Innovative and proactive employee benefits can answer some of these current challenges. We’re… Read more >

Employee Benefits and COVID-19: Changing the Future of Benefits Today

Employee Benefits and COVID-19: Changing the Future of Benefits Today

The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to bring long-lasting changes to life in the United States, and those changes will be reflected in employee benefits. How COVID-19 could affect health, retirement… Read more >

COVID-19: How Do We Navigate Work Through the Pandemic in 2021?

COVID-19: How Do We Navigate Work Through the Pandemic in 2021?

Welcome to our first Talking Benefits episode of 2021! My fellow “pod squad” members Justin Held, Julie Stich and I engaged in more COVID-19 chatter during the most recent podcast… 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 >