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George Reardon is an attorney whose practice is focused on the staffing industry. He can be reached at georgemreardon (at) aol (dot) com.

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Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide ACA Subsidies and Penalties


Today, the United States Supreme Court, in its King v Burwell decision, dashed the hopes of many employers for relief from the Affordable Care Act by upholding an IRS regulation that ...
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Free Tools For ACA’s Applicable Large Employer Calculation


Starting Jan. 1, 2015, the Affordable Care Act mandates insurance and/or penalty costs for every controlled group of employers that qualifies as an “applicable large employer” (ALE.) ...
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Busting myths: Capped Hours ACA Risk in a No-Health-Plan Firm Part 2


When it comes to minimizing the costs of the Affordable Care Act, managing employees’ hours and long-term tenure is an available method, especially when the employer does not sponsor ...
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Busting myths: Capped Hours ACA Risk in a No-Health-Plan Firm, Part 1


When it comes to minimizing the costs of the Affordable Care Act, managing employees’ hours and long-term tenure is an available method, especially when the employer does not sponsor ...
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Courts Disagree on ACA Exchanges, Subsidies and Employer Mandates


In yesterday’s Staffing Stream, I discussed the decision in the Halbig v. Burwell case by the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals. That decision threw out an IRS rule that ...
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Halbig v. Burwell Case May Bring Down the ACA


Today, the second most important federal court in the United States released a decision that may practically dismantle several essential parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If it ...
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Hobby Lobby Case Lets Closely Held Firms Avoid Religiously Objectionable ACA Mandate


Today, the United States Supreme Court, by a 5-4 vote along strict conservative/liberal lines, confirmed that for-profit closely held corporations are protectable under the Religious ...
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Reasons to Consider “Paying” Instead of “Playing”


Many commercial staffing firms say that they will resolve the “pay or play” decision mandated by the Affordable Care Act by “playing” — beginning to offer comprehensive ...
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The First Big Shoe Drops Under the ACA


Yesterday, the Internal Revenue Service published 277 pages of final regulations on the “employer mandate” of the Affordable Care Act. It is the first of two ACA “big shoes” ...
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The Skinny on Skinny Plans: Part 2


Last week, I gave a brief overview of the concept of “skinny” healthcare plans, a middle-of-the-road option for staffing firms to offer their temps. This week I address the risks ...
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