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 LewTop conservative rails against ‘clean’ debt limit increase Trump mocked Obama for three chiefs of staff in three years Mnuchin wants ‘clean debt-ceiling’ bill 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 SebeliusOPINION | 5 big ideas to halt America's opioid epidemic Aligning clinical and community resources improves health Sebelius on GOP healthcare plan: 'I'm not sure what the goal is here' MORE, and the relevant congressional leaders.

It was circulated by the Retail Industry Leaders Association.