June 25, 2015

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is calling on Congress to make “much-needed” changes to the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

February 11, 2015

President Obama is not pleased with how Staples and other large U.S. companies are handling employee health benefits.

May 1, 2014

Since its passage in 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been the subject of intense political debate and a source of anxiety for many retailers. While most of the attention has focused on the law’s health benefit requirements, there is little doubt that the ACA will also influence workers’ compensation costs, which are often the second highest expense for retailers after payroll. By taking steps now to understand and manage how the ACA will likely affect costs, payroll, and claims filings, retailers can lessen any potential negative impacts.

April 3, 2014

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has urged Congress to pass the bipartisan Save American Workers Act, which would change the Affordable Care Act’s definition of full-time employment from 30 hours per week to 40 hours.

January 22, 2014

Target Corp. is the latest major retailer to announce it will stop offering health insurance to its part-time employees.

July 17, 2013

The National Retail Federation penned a letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, asking Congress to pass a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate.

March 15, 2013

Retail companies should expect this year and 2014 to be a wild roller coaster ride of health insurance changes for retailers. That assessment came from Neil Trautwein, VP, employee benefits, National Retail Federation, who said that retailers need to take prudent actions to comply with the requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

March 6, 2013

The National Retail Federation this week welcomed introduction of House and Senate legislation that would repeal the employer mandate provision of the health care reform law scheduled to take effect next year.

January 2, 2013

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) issued the following statement in response to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) employer mandate proposed rules filed Wednesday in the Federal Register.

November 8, 2012

In a letter sent to President Barack Obama, RILA President Sandy Kennedy argued that the Administration’s failure in a timely manner to provide employers with formal guidance on the most basic of implementation rules for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) jeopardizes employer-sponsored healthcare coverage.

November 7, 2012

The National Retail Federation said it looked forward to continuing to work with President Obama and the new Congress toward the goal of putting Americans back to work and ensuring that the nation’s economy remains the strongest in the world.

July 20, 2010

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) issued the following statement from RILA president Sandy Kennedy...

June 30, 2010

The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to pass the reconciled financial reform bill,...

June 17, 2010

The National Retail Federation Friday launched a radio campaign urging the House and Senate to...

March 22, 2010

Associations representing the retail industry were united in their opposition to the historic healthcare legislation...

September 28, 2008

The U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 26 approved legislation to extend billions of dollars...