Stimulus Includes HR Challenges

Stevens, Charla Bizios
May 2009
Business NH Magazine;May2009, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p34
The article discusses the negative impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, which was enacted in February 2009, to business enterprises in the U.S. It highlights the temporary changes the said law makes to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA), a law that permits laid off employees to retain their group health insurance benefits. Pertinent provisions of ARRA in relation to the COBRA is provided, along with the strategies of employers.


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