Employers urge more clarity on ObamaCare mandate delay

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The coalition expressed "sincere appreciation" that the Obama administration issued its delay, which means that employers with 50 or more workers will not be required to provide healthcare coverage until 2015.

"The administration's willingness to act upon the concerns of employers is the kind of flexibility we need in the implementation of a complex law to ensure that employers can continue to offer affordable coverage to their workers," the employers wrote.

The letter was sent to Treasury Secretary Jack LewJack LewWhite House divide may derail needed China trade reform 3 unconventional ways Trump can tackle the national debt One year later, the Iran nuclear deal is a success by any measure MORE, Labor Secretary Thomas PerezThomas E. PerezClinton’s top five vice presidential picks Government social programs: Triumph of hope over evidence Labor’s 'wasteful spending and mismanagement” at Workers’ Comp MORE and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen SebeliusKathleen SebeliusAligning clinical and community resources improves health Sebelius on GOP healthcare plan: 'I'm not sure what the goal is here' Obama's health secretary to be first female president of American University MORE, and the relevant congressional leaders.

It was circulated by the Retail Industry Leaders Association.