After years of thwarted efforts, congressional Republicans took the first step toward repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Earlier this month, the House of Representatives passed The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which eliminates or modifies key tenets of the ACA and promises to reshape the way employers provide health insurance.
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Now that the American Health Care Act (AHCA)—also referred to as “Trumpcare”—has made its way to the Senate, it’s time for employers to weigh in!
You’ve probably heard by now that the U.S. House of Representatives last week passed a new law that allows private employers to offer employees comp time in lieu of overtime pay. That law has not yet been passed in the U.S. Senate but what if it is? How will it impact your compensation plan? Will […]
Despite the negative views of marijuana (medicinal and otherwise) held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the Trump Administration will not expend resources towards thwarting states’ medical marijuana laws.
What’s the future for the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) overtime rule? And now that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) has passed in the U.S. House of Representatives, what should we expect from the U.S. Senate? Melissa Sharp Murdock, Esq., Director, External Affairs for WorldatWork discussed these questions Tuesday at the WorldatWork Total Rewards […]
Now that the House has passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA)—an Obamacare repeal and replace proposal—the ball is in the Senate’s court. And while Republicans there say they won’t adopt the House version wholesale, most of the provisions easing requirements for employers are likely to appear in the Senate’s bill as well.
President Trump on Thursday signed an Executive Order (EO) that, unlike a draft version, leaves intact Obama-era LGBT nondiscrimination requirements for federal contractors.
In a squeaker of a vote, a modified version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed the House today, 217-213. The vote was cleanly split along party lines, with no Democrats supporting the legislation (and 20 Republicans voting against it).
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that would allow private employers to offer workers compensatory time off in lieu of overtime pay.
The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Alexander Acosta as Secretary of Labor, by a vote of 60-38. Eight Democrats joined the Republican majority in voting for President Trump’s nominee, completing Trump’s Cabinet just shy of his 100th day in office.