Associated Industries of Massachusetts, the state’s largest business group, originally opposed the employer requirement but later acquiesced.
But AIM president Rick Lord said many of his group’s members are eager for specifics about how they and their employees will be affected by the law.
Many employers with part-time or seasonal employees who aren’t insured by the company want to give their employees information about plans that will be offered through the state, he said.
And employers are also wondering how much their expenses will increase if their employees who are eligible to get insurance through them, but now choose to go without, suddenly start signing up to comply with the law’s requirements.
Lord said that employees who previously didn’t care whether their job offered insurance may suddenly be in the market looking for one that does.
”Employees may get more picky about who they work for,” Lord said. ”We’re going to have all these new dynamics going on.”
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?