Regulations, COVID and Rapid Changes to Employer Benefits…What Every Employer Needs to Know

April 01, 2021
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
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Regulations, COVID and Rapid Changes to Employer Benefits…What Every Employer Needs to Know
8:00 Program Starts

Approved for 1.25 SHRM PDC's and HRCI Credits 

The pandemic has inflicted changes to the way we operate our business and provide benefits to our employees. Shelly will discuss the FFCRA, (Family First Coronavirus Relief Act), COBRA extensions and the CARES Act. There have also been changes with Paid Sick Leave and Paid Family Leave in some states that we have adapted to as employers. We must remain nimble. 

  • DOL guidance on FFCRA
  • State leave law enhancements
  • Updates to handbooks and SPDs
  • Premium credits
  • Dealing with the pandemic for years to come




Speakers:  Shelly Bloom, EmersonReid, Director, Legislative Awareness and Training

Shelly Bloom currently serves as the Director of Legislative Awareness and Training at Emerson Reid, LLC, a wholesale General Agency with offices in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and California.    Her role is to monitor changes in laws related to employer-provided health and welfare programs and to communicate them to staff, brokers, and clients in the form of webinars, seminars, guides, as well as responses to specific questions. She likes to stay on top of the new developments, in particular, those related to the Affordable Care Act, communicating them effectively to staff, brokers, and employer groups.  Shelly enjoys being able to distill a complex issue, empowering one to make an informed business decision.

Shelly is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, (IUP). She is a former president of the Pennsylvania Association of Health Underwriters and former State legislative chair. Shelly resides in Harrisburg, PA.





$25.00 SHRM & GVFHRA Members

$45.00 Non-Member

$20.00 Students