Author Archives: Carolyn A. Wade

WHEN HEALTH CARE REFORM IMPACTS WAGE AND HOUR LAW

A lot of press has been generated by recent health care reform efforts and passage of the health care bill known as the “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.” (PPACA). What has not been getting a lot of press, however, is the fact that the PPACA didn’t just regulate health care in the traditional sense. It also has resulted in amendments to other laws — including labor laws, like the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). And there’s one change in that regard that will impact many employers quickly.

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