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(In continuation from the previous blog post)
In addition to those, the DOL and the Wage and Hour Division did pass a temp rule to help families during this time of COVID.
As summer fades and we enter the final month of the third quarter of 2020, there is still to vaccine for COVID-19 and no end in sight for the unprecedented pandemic that rattled the world as we knew it almost six months ago.
Here at CobraHelp, we have encountered just about every COBRA related scenario that could possibly arise in our 34 years of providing national COBRA administration for our Clients.
When the COVID-19 virus made its way to the US and started spreading at an alarming rate, its safe to say most employers were unprepared or unequipped to handle...
On May 1st, 2020 the Department of Labor issued a news release pertaining to the revised COBRA model notices that were recently updated on the DOL website.
On April 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor along with the Department of Treasury and the IRS issued a joint final rule extending specific deadlines affecting group health plans....
As the current COVID pandemic lockdown continues to affect not only our everyday lives, but US businesses, many employers are faced with the tough decisions regarding temporary or permanent layoffs....
April 8, 2020
As everyone is well aware, the current COVID-19 pandemic has caused a tremendous amount of chaos and uncertainly both in business and in our everyday lives.
Within the past couple years COBRA related lawsuits and settlements have increased exponentially in US District Courts, most notably in New York and Florida.
These days the term “Employee Benefits” has taken on a whole new meaning. It wasn’t that long ago when most employer’s benefits package consisted of only health insurance and a retirement savings accounts, such as an 401(k) or an IRA.