Labor and Employment Matters

We advise our association clients on personnel policies and employee benefit plans. We also represent our clients in EEOC and similar discrimination matters, and in Workers' Compensation, unemployment, and immigration proceedings. We also draft and negotiate employment contracts and separation agreements.

Economic Stimulus Act - Impact on COBRA Health Continuation Coverage

On February 17, 2009, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, referred to in the press as the "Economic Stimulus Act."  One provision in this Act that has received relatively little publicity is a subsidy for former employees and their dependents who elected, or were offered the opportunity to elect, to continue health insurance coverage following termination of employment.