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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to challenge employers. We’ve gathered resources and materials here to help you navigate the new legal requirements and manage your workforce during this crisis. Here you’ll find links to our webinars, sample policies, resources, frequently asked questions, and much more. To the left you'll see links to federal resources, state resources, and timely topics. We update this page regularly, so check back often.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)
Effective April 1, 2020, the federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to the outbreak of coronavirus, or COVID-19. The FFCRA’s paid leave provisions apply to leave taken between April 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020.
Supreme Court Upholds DACA
On June 18, 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) ruled, in Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of Univ. of Cal., that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was arbitrary and capricious under the Administrative Procedures Act. The ruling states:
What do you need to know about a section 125 cafeteria plan?
The Cafeteria Plan offer employees significant tax and money-saving advantages.
IR-2020-95, May 12, 2020
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today released guidance to allow temporary changes to section 125 cafeteria plans. These changes extend the claims period for health flexible spending arrangements (FSAs) and dependent care assistance programs and allow taxpayers to make mid-year changes.
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