OBAMACARE is here!

Greetings Friends, Clients & Colleagues:

Fall 2013 is here and now the holidays are quickly approaching.  But. while some of us were lucky enough to take time to enjoy the summer and hopefully some vacation time, the world of Labor Relations and new challenges to management continued.

As the result of several developments and events in the past few months, Union and Non-Union employers will continue to face new issues this year.

Just a few of the Employee and Labor Relations issues that we have been tracking and working with clients on include the following:

OBAMACARE is here!

In spite of a vigorous national debate and conflicting poll results and predictions, the President’s Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is finally ready to directly impact on workplaces throughout the country when Insurance “Exchanges” are scheduled to open up.

On October 1, 2013 all employers have the obligation of complying with the mandate of the new law whereby employees must receive formal notification of their Health Care options.

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