Congress is turning its attention to President Biden’s $1.9 trillion economic stimulus package, which is called the American Rescue Plan. Because the package includes enhanced unemployment benefits that are currently set to lapse in mid-March, Congress is under pressure to take action by then.
The following aspects of the proposal have a specific impact on employers:
Other aspects of the proposal that, while not being specifically workplace related, have an impact on workplace issues are as follows:
We will provide updates about the status of these proposals as they work their way through Congress.