Tag: employer shared responsibility provisions

Question: When a 50-plus-employee company has both union and non-union workers and the union plan only provides one medical option and does not meet the affordability requirements, can the employer be subject to penalty under the Affordable Care Act? Answer: Employers who meet the number of full-time employees required to be defined as a large employer under…

Question: We are meeting with a large employer client who is considering reducing all employee hours below 30 hours per week to avoid the 2014 health care reform mandate.  Can you provide us with some  HR pros and cons to share with the client? Answer: What follows below are some thoughts about reducing employee hours below the…

Question: Are employers with both unionized and nonunion employees covered by different health plans responsible for the employer shared responsibility provisions of health care reform? Answer: Please note that the regulations that have been published to date for the employer shared responsibility provisions have been proposed rules (not final rules), with a comment period until…