Alerts & News

DOL Issues Guidance, Including Model Documents, for Implementing ARPA’s COBRA Subsidy

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, COVID-19 Resource Center, Legal Insights by Samuel Gates, Peter Moser

As discussed in our recent client alert on the new COBRA subsidy, a provision of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) requires employers to pay COBRA premiums for eligible employees who lost group health coverage due to reduced hours or involuntary termination and employers will... MORE

What Employers Need to Know About the FFCRA Extensions in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, COVID-19 Resource Center, Legal Insights by Kathleen Berney

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) was signed into law on March 11, 2021 and contains important changes and expansions related to the two paid leave options provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) – Emergency Paid Sick Leave (EPSL) and... MORE

New COVID Stimulus Package Contains 6-Month COBRA Subsidy: Employers Pay, Receive Tax Credit

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, Legal Insights by Samuel Gates, Peter Moser

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (“ARPA”), the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill passed by Congress and signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, contains a number of benefits for  American workers that their employers will need to understand.  Among these... MORE

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Watch the recording of “COVID Vaccination and Employment: What Employers Need to Know”

Alerts & News, Client Roundtables, COVID-19 Resource Center by Erinn Larson

PFMLL Update: Noteworthy Department of Family and Medical Leave Webpages

Alerts & Advisories, Alerts & News, HRW in the News, Legal Insights by Catherine Reuben

As of January 1, employees in Massachusetts have been able to apply to the Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) for job-protected time off and wage replacement benefits under the Paid Family and Medical Leave Law (PFMLL).  The DFML has been hard at work... MORE

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