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Bill bumping ACA to 40-hour work week passes House

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed legislation that would modify the Affordable Care Act’s definition of a full-time employee from one who works 30-hours a week to one who works 40-hours a week.

House to Vote on 40 Hour Bill

The bill will reinstate traditional labor standards by changing the definition of a full-time employee from 30 hours to 40 hours for the purposes of a required coverage offer under the health reform law’s employer mandate provisions.

Committee approves full-time worker bill

Members of the House Ways and Means Committee today voted 23-14 to pass H.R. 2575, the Save American Workers Act bill. Read more on how this change applies to you.

Healthcare Reform Curbs Full-Time Hiring

Almost half of U.S. companies are wary of taking on full-time employees as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Read full article here

Employers Contact Your Senator About The 40 Hours Is Full Time Bill

Employers please send an important message to your Senators urging them to support bipartisan legislation to restore the definition of a full-time employee from 30 hours a week to 40 hours a week under the health reform law.

Large employers won’t cut worker hours due to PPACA

98% of employers surveyed by Towers Watson & Co. said they have not and are not considering asking full-time employees to move to part-time status

A walk-through on full-time vs. part-time for PPACA

Employers must understand how the law defines full-time workers, as well as the penalties that businesses can face

Counting Hours and the Public School Substitute

Public schools are having to decide whether substitute teachers are considered full-time employees for PPACA.

Just Over Half of Eligible Part-Time Workers Elect Health Care Coverage

First-of-its-Kind Study of Large Companies Highlights Potential Impact of Healthcare Reform Measures on American Employers and Employees