COVID Relief Bill and Employer Impacts

April 20, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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COVID Relief Bill and Employer Impacts

Join us for this BNHRA pop-up event covering the COVID relief bill and employer impacts! During the session, our 3 speakers will cover:

I. COVID Leaves

  • Quarantine Rules, etc. and NYS Paid COVID Leave
  • NYS COVID Vaccine Leave rules, etc.
  • Optional FFCRA/EPSL leave considerations and interactions with other NYS leaves.

II. Funding

  • ERC
  • PPP 
  • Restaurant Revitalization Fund for 2021
  • Interaction of all 3
  • Note on FFCRA caveat

III. Benefits Changes

  • COBRA Premium Subsidy Requirements and Actions

IV. Other

  • Unemployment Change

Our presenters:

Emily Martin, MBA, SPHR

Emily Martin is the Founder of Ally HR Partners LLC, a Buffalo-based HR consulting firm that helps small businesses identify and implement custom solutions to their people problems and opportunities. Throughout over 10 years of experience working with leaders, managers, and owners across industries, sizes, and circumstances, one factor has consistently shown to be a universal game-changer: the people. Emily has made it her passion to help businesses realize and address opportunities that exist within their workforce that are costing them valuable time, money, and sanity.

Jeremy Higgins CEBS, GBA, CMS, GBDS

Jeremy is the President of Higgins Agency Group Inc and specializes in the design and implementation of Employee Benefit insurance strategies.  He holds several employee benefit designations along with his background in accounting, payroll, and HR industries.   Jeremy has been serving the WNY community for the past 20 years and enjoys helping others making the employee benefits process more simplified.   

Mark Nickerson, CPA, CMA

Mark Nickerson, CPA, CMA, is a lecturer of accounting and finance at the State University of New York at Fredonia, and operates Mark A. Nickerson CPA PLLC, in Buffalo, NY. He has over 16 years of experience in helping closely held businesses and individuals with all of their accounting and tax needs.

Pre-approved for recertification credit by SHRM and HRCI



$5.00 BNHRA Member

$10.00 Non Member or Guest

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