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Special Mandatory COBRA Subsidy in 2021 for Involuntarily Terminated Employees

USA - March 16 2021 Section 9501 of the American Rescue Plan Act, 2021 (“ARPA”) provides for a complete COBRA premium subsidy for all Assistance Eligible Individuals…

Preserving HSA Eligibility With An Extended Health FSA Use-It-Or-Lose-It Period

USA - March 11 2021 As we discussed in our previous blog post, Temporary Relief Allows Flexible Spending Arrangements to be More Flexible, Section 214 of the Consolidated…

Temporary Relief Allows Flexible Spending Arrangements to be More Flexible

USA - March 11 2021 Section 214 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Pub. L. 116-260 (the “Act”), allows sponsors of health and dependent care flexible spending…

Five New Ways That Plan Fiduciaries May Locate Missing Participants

USA - January 21 2021 On January 12, 2021, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (“EBSA”) of the Department of Labor (“DOL”) announced new guidance on a range of…

California’s AB 685 Expands Employers’ COVID-19 Notification Requirements, Effective January 1

USA - December 9 2020 Effective January 1, 2021, California employers will be required under Assembly Bill (AB) 685 to provide detailed notices to employees when there is a…

California Employers Must Comply with New Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Workplace Safety Standards

USA - December 3 2020 On November 30, 2020, emergency temporary COVID-19 workplace standards (“ETS”) issued by the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health…

Final Rules Require Health Plans to Publicly Disclose Reimbursement Rates

USA - December 3 2020 On October 29, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Department of Labor and the Department of the Treasury released the final…

California’s New FSA Notice Requirement Leaves Employers Asking Questions

USA - November 23 2020 Employers that have employees residing in California are now required by AB 1554 to provide notification in two different forms to employees about…

Extension of the UK Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

United Kingdom - November 3 2020 On Saturday 31 October, the UK Government announced a new national lockdown and confirmed the extension of the existing Coronavirus Job Retention…

California to Require Annual Pay Data Reporting to DFEH

USA - October 20 2020 In an effort to close gender and racial pay gaps, California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed Senate Bill (SB) 973 to require certain California…