Painful Procedure: ACA Adds Complexity to Contract Talks

Painful Procedure: ACA Adds Complexity to Contract Talks

Negotiating health care benefits for union workers amid an uncertain regulatory environment proves challenging

Of all the figures generated by actuaries and accountants around the Affordable Care Act, perhaps none is more important to supermarket operators and their workers as the number 30.

That is the number of hours an employee must work, according to the law, to be considered full-time and thus qualify for health insurance from their employer. Companies can still choose to offer their insurance plans to those working less than 30 hours a week, but otherwise those workers will nee

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