Benefits Compliance Resources

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (Apr 6)

On March 27th, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES). This is primarily an economic stimulus package; however, there are certain employee benefit-related items.   Learn More >>

Your COVID-19 Benefits and HR Questions ANSWERED (Apr 2)

Hundreds of PSA clients are asking employee benefits and HR related questions as a result of the pandemic. Download our free Q&A to get answers. Download >>

Families First Coronavirus Relief Act – Update #2 (Mar 30)

The Department of Labor has issued additional Questions and Answers providing more compliance assistance for implementation of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSL) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLA) provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA).   Learn More >>

Families First Coronavirus Relief Act – Update (Mar 26)

On March 24, 2020, the Department of Labor issued Questions and Answers addressing certain aspects of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSL) and the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLA) provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA).  This is the first round of compliance assistance regarding the new law, and we fully expect additional guidance to be forthcoming from the DOL in the near future.  Learn More >>

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (Mar 18)

On March 18th, President Trump signed into law the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act). The relief granted by the Act is very specific.  Effective no later than April 2, 2020, the Act will provide short-term financial support in the form of paid leave to individuals employed by covered employers (private employers with fewer than 500 employees and all government employers) who cannot work or telework due to specific reasons as described below. It also extends FMLA protection to individuals who cannot work due to child care issues.  It does not apply to terminated employees.  Learn More >>

FAQs About COVID-19 and Maryland’s Unemployment Insurance Benefits Administration – Unemployment Insurance

Find answers to the 10 most frequently asked questions.  Learn More >>