Work Week

Lawmakers predict work cutbacks if ACA coverage floor raised to 40 hours per week

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Raising the definition of a full-time workweek from 30 to 40 hours would result in fewer work hours for many employees, Senate Democrats argued at a hearing last week.

A workweek tweak that's worth the fight

A workweek tweak that's worth the fight

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The new Congress hadn't even officially started and already a major fight over stipulations for a new work-week threshold was heating up. Obamacare doesn't have the answer this time.

The Walking (Half-) Dead

The Walking (Half-) Dead

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OK, I'll admit it. I am a huge fan of the AMC show, "The Walking Dead," which incidentally had a blockbuster Season 5 premier Sunday. It's really bizarre because I am a big weenie when it comes to scary movies. I can't even watch the previews for a horror movie on TV without hiding under a blanket.

Will 29-hour workweeks be the new normal in long-term care?

Will 29-hour workweeks be the new normal in long-term care?

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We've been hearing a lot lately about problems uninsured people are having with health exchanges. But not much is being reported about a different kind of exchange many long-term care managers might soon be dealing with.