Pressure Mounts To Scrap ACA's 30-Hour Full-Time Rule

Law360, New York (January 28, 2014, 7:52 PM ET) -- House Republicans on Tuesday stepped up pressure on the White House to overhaul the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate so that workers must clock 40 hours instead of 30 hours to be guaranteed coverage, using a congressional hearing to spotlight industry opposition.

Much of the criticism voiced at the House Ways and Means Committee centered on the highly complex rules that apply to how worker hours are tracked, a challenge that regulators cited in July as their chief reason for delaying enforcement of the mandate by...
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