Source: Forbes, by Sally Pipes What kind of healthcare reforms can we expect from the 118th Congress? The outlook is a bit cloudy. At long last, Congress will likely turn its attention to things other than COVID-19. But Democrats have lost their legislative trifecta and will have to work with a House narrowly controlled by Republicans. But if lawmakers are
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
BUSINESS OWNERS AND MANAGERS ALIKE, PLEASE READ—this may prevent you from responding to a legal claim from a current or former employee. Sorry, I had to get your attention. Now, more than ever (I apologize for the superlative) taking notes of discussions you have with your employees could make or break you. With the need to shelter-in-place and to
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
As we work to find normalcy in our interrupted routines due to COVID-19, it can be comforting to have tips for approaching new situations. Virtual doctor visits may be new for you, but if you’re feeling apprehensive have no fear. This article will help ease any concern. See the outlined tips below or to view the full article click the