Employee Benefits

New Temporary Regulations Entitle Employees to Keep Group Healthcare Benefits During COVID-19 Leave (Coronavirus and the Law)

The Department of Labor issued temporary regulations describing the requirements for group health plan coverage of employees who take leave under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) or Expanded Family and Medical Leave Act (EFMLA).  These acts are separate… Read more

Employee Benefits Considerations for Employers During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Coronavirus and the Law)

The COVID-19 pandemic has many employers making tough choices including reductions in force, reducing hours, and reducing compensation for employees. Employment decisions, in turn, affect employee benefit plans and policies. Employers need to review their employee benefit plans and policies,… Read more
Neil V. Birkhoff
Joshua C. Wykle
Joshua C. Wykle
Of Counsel

Tax Credits and Exclusions for Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family & Medical Leave (Coronavirus and the Law: Legislative Alert #2)

On March 18, 2020, Congress passed and President Trump signed H.R. 6201, known as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act), to provide support and relief in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This Alert focuses on tax credits for employers… Read more

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