White Paper – Contingent Worker Healthcare Costs (ObamaCare)
U.S. employers are paying close attention to how the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), will impact temporary worker benefits, costs, and the overall rules surrounding contingent worker eligibility. In this white paper, PRO shares objective insights, while providing strategic recommendations for how to best manage the anticipated impact on costs and administrative workload.
From the bill: This bill would prohibit willful misclassification, as defined, of individuals as independent contractors. The bill also would prohibit charging individuals, who have been mischaracterized as independent contractors a fee or making deductions from compensation, as specified, where those acts would have violated the law if the individuals had not been mischaracterized.