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Congress Proposes Changing ACA Fulltime Definition

Thursday, April 3, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The dynamics in Congress are changing with respect to the Affordable Care Act, and now is the time for you to help.  Until now, Republicans have voted literally dozens of times to fully repeal the law; most Democrats, for their part, have resisted reopening it at all. 

But now, narrower refinements and technical fixes are beginning to be proposed.  The first of those is H.R.2575, the "Save American Workers Act."  This bill would redefine full-time employment as 40 hours per week rather than 30. 
 
The House approved H.R.2575 this week! The bill now moves to the Senate, where its fate is less certain.
 
Soon, we expect the House to take up another measure altering the definition of "seasonal" workers.  Mother Nature made horticulture a seasonal industry, and this bill may provide some measure of relief for many.  Watch for updates and a call to action when the time is right. 


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