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And now back -- US and health care the Obama administration pushing back the mandate requiring businesses to offer health care coverage to employees or face.
-- Peter Barnes joins us from Washington with the latest yeah.
Well -- -- and -- administration says it's delaying the employer mandate to 2015.
Because it listen to the concerns of business which was struggling.
With reporting requirements for the new law but critics say the administration is trying to avoid a political and economic to -- -- And the congressional mid term elections next year some companies have talked about reducing their payrolls to below fifty employees to avoid government penalties under the law.
Are cutting workers' hours to part time thirty hours a week instead of forty to avoid the mandate all together.
The White House said yesterday quote we have been in a dialogue -- businesses.
And we think we can simplify the new reporting we want to give businesses who want to provide health insurance the time to get this right.
But I speaker John Boehner firing back saying quote even the Obama administration knows the train -- will only get worse this is a clear acknowledgment that the law as unworkable and it underscores the need to repeal the law -- Gerald.
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