Tag Archives: COBRA

What Constitutes Gross Misconduct When it Comes to COBRA?

by Nancy Owen, PHR First, let’s first look at what COBRA is and which employers must provide it. The Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, also known as COBRA is a law that was passed in 1985 by the United States … Continue reading

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Should We Continue Health Insurance When an Employee is on Leave?

by Derek Ross Recently, we have been receiving many questions about health insurance continuation for employees who are out on a leave of absence. For example, you might have an employee that was injured at work and is out on … Continue reading

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COBRA: A Poisonous Bite for Employers Who Fail to Comply

by Renee Mielnicki, Esq. Most of you employers are familiar with the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, often referred to as COBRA. COBRA is a federal law that generally requires employers with 20 or more employees to offer a continuation … Continue reading

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Are You Using the Correct COBRA Notices?

When the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented, it had a ripple effect on many other employment laws, one being the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). In keeping with the new law, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced changes … Continue reading

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