House Bill Targets ACA’s 30-Hour Definition for Full-Time Employees

H.R. 30, a measure introduced Tuesday by Rep. Todd Young, R-Ind., with 147 co-sponsors, would change the Affordable Care Act’s definition of full-time employees to those working an average of 40 hours per week.

The House of Representatives is expected to vote later this week on newly introduced legislation to ease the health care reform law’s definition of a full-time employee by changing it to those working an average of at least 40 hours per week, shielding more employers from a stiff financial penalty imposed by the law. Continue reading