When are the Emergency Paid Sick Leave provisions set to end?

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Employers have had the ability to voluntarily extend the FFCRA leave provisions that provides tax credits for the paid leave costs through September 30. Watch for possible extensions of the FFCRA which may cover leave to obtain the COVID-19 vaccine, to recover from side effects, while seeking or awaiting results for diagnostic testing, or when unable to work due to COVID-19.  

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Karen Shannon is Vice President of Business Consulting/CHRO for Ollis/Akers/Arney. Karen has served in senior leadership positions in banking and human resources for over 30 years. She and her team provided HR services to 5,000 employees across the US, United Kingdom, India and Mexico. Today, she works with world-wide clients on key business and HR strategies which have resulted in cost savings upward of $7 million.

Karen received her MBA and BA in Business Administration and Economics from Drury University. She is a graduate of Leadership Missouri, past president of the Junior League, and was appointed to the Board of Trustees for banker education for the Missouri Bankers Association. She has served on the Board of Directors for numerous organizations and is a regular presenter at national and regional conferences. Karen was recognized in 2000 by the Springfield Business Journal in its inaugural class of the Most Influential Women in Business.