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Back in April of 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor, in conjunction with the Department of Treasury and the IRS, issued a Joint Final Rule that went into effect as March 1, 2020 – which was declared the start of the National Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
USERRA is The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act that has some differences from that of COBRA benefits.
On Tuesday, November 10th the US Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the legality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in the case California v. Texas.
(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....