Fix the ACA family coverage “glitch”

August 18, 2015 by

ACAIn the two years since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) took effect, more Americans have health insurance than ever before. In 2013, before the law took effect, there were 14 states with over 20 percent of their residents uninsured. Now Texas is the only state with more than 20 percent uninsured, but even Texas reduced the number of uninsured by nearly 7 percent. Over the same period, the number … Read the rest

New overtime regulation changes are welcome

July 2, 2015 by

“Two days ago, President Obama announced that he’s taking the easiest route to fixing this loophole. He is updating the standards so that employers cannot deny overtime pay to any worker who makes less than $50,440 annually. This is a dramatic change from the current $23,660 threshold, but it actually just brings us back to 1975 standards when adjusted for inflation.”

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