Employers See Opportunities in Stimulus Package

Leonard, Bill
April 2009
HR Magazine;Apr2009, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p18
The article deals with the impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) on personnel management. According to U.S. President Barack Obama, he wanted to set a higher standard of transparency and accountability as the law took effect. The provisions in the stimulus plan that could have the largest impact on human resources (HR) professionals are a subsidy to help unemployed workers pay for health insurance under Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) and disclosure requirements for security breaches in health data.


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