COVID-19 National Emergency Extended

President Biden announced the COVID-19 National Emergency will extend beyond March 1, 2022. It is important to note the public health emergency is different from the national emergency. The public health emergency was recently renewed on January 16, 2022 and extends for 90 days. The extension of the National Emergency …

Massachusetts’ COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Employer Reimbursement

Massachusetts’ COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave program expired March 15, 2022. This law required employers to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave for certain COVID-19-related reasons. In late February, the Massachusetts Executive Office for Administration and Finance alerted employers that reimbursements for the program were reaching their …

Ways to Boost Mental Health

Over the years, the spotlight on mental health has gotten brighter and brighter. Employers have become more well-versed and now understand the importance of recognizing employees’ mental health as it affects their well-being and productivity. Due to the pandemic and the Great Resignation, the workplace has seen an increased need …