Policy Area: Workplace Health Care


President Biden Signs American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 On March 11, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 was signed into law by President Joe Biden, with most of the employer provisions from the original proposal unchanged. The provision raising the federal minimum wage was excluded from the final iteration of the relief package

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SHRM Will Influence Global Policy for Women in the Workforce in 2021 SHRM has been named a member of the B20 Special Initiative on Women’s Empowerment and will be represented by Emily M. Dickens, chief of staff, head of government affairs and corporate secretary. The Special Initiative will collect input from all B20 Task Forces

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SHRM Webcast: An Update on COVID-19 Vaccines and the Workplace with the CDC On Feb. 25, SHRM will host experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), who will share an overview and updates on vaccine distribution plans now and through the year, as well as considerations that the business community and employers

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HR Policy Briefing 2/2/21

New Members of Congress Appointed to Committees with Workplace Jurisdiction Congress has begun its 117th session with Democratic majorities in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. With the new legislative session underway, SHRM is working with several committees of jurisdiction in both chambers that have direct influence over workplace policy. U.S. House of

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