Unemployment Benefits Under the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law to address the current COVID-19 pandemic. The Act provides $2.2 trillion of economic relief for Americans, businesses and the healthcare industry. The relief package also provides federal funding to expand the availability of unemployment insurance (UI) benefits, …

Look Back Method and COVID-19

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires applicable large employers (ALEs) to offer affordable, minimum value health coverage to their full-time employees or possibly pay a penalty. The evolving coronavirus crisis has raised questions on how employers should determine what a full-time employee is during periods of layoff, furlough, and COVID-19 …