Human Resources News & Insights

COBRA subsidy update: Why it wasn’t extended — and what’s next

On July 22, President Obama signed a bill to extend unemployment benefits through November. But absent from that bill was an extension of the COBRA premium subsidy. Why?

Our favorite Web sites: Finding and getting stimulus funds

Alert your CFO: The government won’t be releasing complete economic stimulus info until at least October. But this Web site’s got a complete breakdown for you right now, and it even lets you know if your organization could be eligible.

Stimulus Act: Some hidden benefits for businesses and HR

Buried deep in the 1,079 pages of the Recovery Act — and its $787 billion —  are a few gems for small and midsize businesses, and maybe a few ideas for HR managers to discuss with their financial officers.