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House redefines full-time work under Obamacare employer mandate
Modern Healthcare

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Thursday to redefine full-time employment under the healthcare reform law as 40 hours a week, but Republicans failed to win enough support to override a promised presidential veto. The proposal cleared the House by a 252-172 margin, with 12 Democrats joining all Republicans in voting for the change to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act’s employer mandate.