American Rescue Plan Act Signed Into Law The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), which is the latest bill to address the ongoing economic impacts of COVID-19, has been signed into law. Most aspects of the law do not directly affect the HR function, but those that do—optional extension of sick and family leave and establishment of COBRA subsidies—are outlined below.
The House of Representatives just voted to approve the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package caled The American Rescue Plan. The Senate passed the bill over the weekend and it will now go to President Biden, who is expected to sign it before his address to the country tomorrow night. Almost a year to the day after the Trump Administration provided
Today is Earth Day, and while many of us are distracted with news about COVID-19, stimulus, oil futures, or whatever else there may be, we can’t forget that it is important to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and nature. In fact, research shows that getting outside is good for your mental health, and we could all use some improved