Restaurant groups seek to change definition of ‘full time’

Restaurant groups seek to change definition of ‘full time’

Lobbyists aim to bump ACA’s 30-hour-per-week definition to 40 hours

A coalition of restaurant, retail and franchise groups has expressed confidence that they could push changes in the Affordable Care Act’s definition of full-time workers in the new Republican-led House and Senate.

Industry groups seek to revise the ACA’s definition of a full-time workweek from the current 30 hours to “the more historic standard of 40 hours per week,” said the National Restaurant Association, which noted that there are 7.5 million hourly workers at U.S. restauran

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