"Because the employer mandate was delayed a year, employers have until Dec. 31 to restructure the workforce without the fear of this new retaliation lawsuit.
This is something many employers already know, including the Maricopa Community Colleges, which announced earlier this year its plans to cut 1,300 workers’ hours to avoid $13 million in health care costs."
Affordable Care Act Provision Could Spur Retaliation Lawsuits Against Employers.
By Angela Gonzales. Phoenix Business Journal. Sept. 30, 2013.
A little-known provision in the Affordable Care Act could put employers in the middle of retaliation lawsuits if they restructure their workforce in 2014.
State Legislation and Actions Challenging Certain Health Reforms.
By: Richard Cauchi, Program Director, NCSL Health Program
This article includes charts, graphs, etc. for visual presentation:"In response to the federal health reform law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA or just ACA)*, and separate state reform initiatives, some members of at least 47 state legislatures proposed legislation to limit, alter or oppose selected state or federal actions."