The Affordable Care Act amends the Fair Labor Standards Act to require employers of all sizes, to provide all of their employees a deadline notice.
This must be done through public health insurance exchanges by October 1, 2013 for current employees, or within 14 days of an employee’s start date for employees hired after that date. The notice is required to be in writing in a manner to be understood by the average employee, and free of charge.
The Department of Labor has provided two model notices one for employers who offer a health plan to some or all employees and another for employers who do not, in English and Spanish. Please visit www.hhs.gov/healthcare for more information regarding the ACA.