House votes to change full-time definition to 40-hour week

The House of Representatives today passed a bill to change the definition of a full-time employee under the Affordable Care Act to one who works 40 hours per week, rather than 30 hours per week.

The bill passed by a vote of 252-172.

Industry groups voiced support for the bill’s passage.

“Independent supermarkets are proud to be employers of choice in hundreds of communities across the country; however provisions such as the ACA's current full-time definition has pl

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