H-E-B pledges not to reduce part-time hours as Affordable Care Act approaches

SAN ANTONIO — H-E-B will not reduce work hours to avoid the health insurance mandates under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, according to a report earlier this month published by the San Antonio Express-News

Currently, almost 60% of H-E-B's 76,000 employee base qualifies for health benefits, the grocer stated, as the company extends coverage to part-time employees who average at least 29 hours per week. 

Other employers have been cutting part-time hours in an effort to avoid having to pay for health benefits under the Affordable Care Act, the report noted. 

For the full article, click here

 

Recommended stories

Login or Register to post a comment.