Healthcare Reform Updates

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN AND EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

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As the federal government partial shutdown continues, employers who rely on government contracts or have business models that depend on a fully operational government are now forced to make difficult decisions regarding their workforce. Some employers are contemplating reductions in force, layoffs, or furloughs to weather the financial ramifications of the shutdown. This leads to questions about employee benefits, and how benefits should be handled during these leaves of absence.