Posts Tagged ‘affordable healthcare act’

Federal Contractors: ACA Mandated Group Health Plan Coverage May Not Qualify as Fringe Benefits under Service Contract Act

The Employer Shared Responsibility provision of the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) requires large employers (i.e., those employing at least 50 full-time and full-time equivalent employees) to offer group health plan coverage to their full-time employees.  As many federal contractors know, the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (the “Service Contract Act” or “SCA”) requires federal contractors to…

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Employment Law: Implementation of the Employer Mandate Imposed by the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act Postponed

President Obama announced in early July 2013 that the Employer Mandate imposed by the Patient Protection and Affordable Healthcare Act (“the Act) which was scheduled to become effective January 1, 2014 will be postponed until January 1, 2015.   The postponement was attributed to the need for employers to develop and implement the recordkeeping and reporting…

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