Brokers and employers are applauding swift action taken by Congress this week to redefine a full-time employee under the Affordable Care Act from one who works 30 hours per week to one who works 40 hours per week.

The House Thursday, in a 252-172 vote, passed H.R. 30, the Save American Workers Act of 2015, which would rewrite the ACA’s definition of a full-time employee.

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