Late Wednesday, the Senate unanimously passed a coronavirus stimulus package that includes the much-anticipated cash assistance the government will send to individual Americans. As with most financial packages, the bill includes a grab bag of provisions. Check out these articles from Politico and The Hill for an overview.
As I’m drafting this post, my colleagues in Mercer’s Law & Policy group are working on a GRIST article that outlines the bill’s provisions related to employee benefits. Once the bill passes the House and is signed by the President, you’ll find their GRIST on our Law & Policy page. In the meantime, here’s a list of some of the provisions we’re following:
There were some notable items not included in Phase 3:
But stay tuned, because we could see these provisions in a future stimulus package. And, don’t forget to watch our Law & Policy page for the full update.