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As the news of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to grow, it is our goal to keep you informed of all updates as they pertain to you, your teams, and your organization.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) requires certain employers to provide their employees with paid sick leave and expanded family and medical leave for specific reasons related to COVID-19. These provisions will apply from April 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020.
The State of Maryland has taken far-reaching and proactive steps to minimize the impact of COVID-19 across our state, including ordering state employees to telework, closing public schools, closing casinos and racetracks, and activating the National Guard so it is ready to carry out any emergency functions that may be needed. State agencies including the Department of Commerce remain prepared to serve our clients in the business community.
Our Dearest Brooks Financial Group Family,
As news of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to grow, it is our goal to keep you informed about financial matters impacting us all.
We at Brooks Financial Group (BFG) are aware of the challenging times we all face personally and professionally as we navigate the uncharted territory of COVID-19. We continue to monitor national, state and local reports and comply with their recommendations. We have adapted processes and procedures that allow us to continue to provide our high level servant leadership to our trusted partner client relationships, while mitigating exposure to all stakeholders.
When the World Changes, Change the World
Dear Members of the Brooks Financial Group Family,
Do you use electronic media to send employee benefit plan notices, including health plan notices, required SOBCs, ACA Exchange Notices, etc.?
Did you know that the Department of Labor (DOL) has regulations under which employers may use electronic means to distribute certain documents to employees?
Executive Order on Health Costs to Affect Employer Health Plans
President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order aimed at improving price and quality transparency in health care.