PPP For Small Businesses Extended Until May 31

March 30, 2021

President Joe Biden will separate his sprawling plan to upgrade the nation’s infrastructure into two separate pieces that he will unveil weeks apart, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Sunday. Read More

California Enacts (Retroactive) 2021 Emergency Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Law

March 30, 2021

On March 19, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill (SB) 95, which creates new Labor Code section 248.2 and mandates that employers provide employees with supplemental paid sick leave (SPSL) for various COVID-related absences in addition to paid time off benefits employees receive by law or policy, e.g., non-COVID statutory paid sick leave or vacation. Read More

Employees Are Demanding Pet Insurance Benefits As COVID-19 Continues

March 30, 2021

Pets are a key part of many people’s lives and the pandemic has only boosted this bond as pet adoption spikes due to more employees working from home. About 45% of pet owners will spend the same or more on an animal’s healthcare than on their own, according to a survey by financial products provider Lendedu of 1,000 pet owners. Of those surveyed, 10% of pet owners say they had missed a payment on another bill to pay for pet care. Read More

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