This year is off to a fast start and plan sponsors might find their heads spinning as they try to keep track of rapidly developing employee benefits legislation and guidance.  We periodically consolidate key newsletters and blog posts to help our readers stay organized and catch up on anything they might have missed in the mayhem.  Below, please find links to several SW Benefits Updates and blog posts covering critical developments in the employee benefits realm.  As always, you can access our entire catalogue of employee benefits blog posts here on the Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. website.  You can also view all of our SW Benefits Updates here, and our COVID-19-specific SW Benefit Updates here.

SW Benefits Update: 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act Compliance Checklist for Plan Sponsors

SW Benefits Update: “Help Is on the Way” – Important Changes to COBRA Under the American Rescue Plan Act

SW Benefits Update: DOL Clarifies Key Provisions, Issues Model Notices for COBRA Relief Under ARPA

SW Benefits Update: COVID-19 Relief Package Hands 30 Years of Relief to Underfunded Multiemployer Plans

Blog: Wellness Program Incentives – New Year, New EEOC Proposed Rules

Blog: Can’t Touch This: IRS Extends Physical Presence Relief for Remote Notarization

Blog: Credit Where Credit Is Due: IRS Offers Long-Sought Guidance on Employer Retention Credit Program