The company is lobbying the White House to changes its definition of full-time work from 30 hours a week to 40 or more per week, according to reports.
Saturday, February 23
Dunkin' Brands, parent company of Dunkin' Donuts, has joined the fight against Obamacare. The coffee and baked goods company is working to overturn a major provision of Obamacare, according to a Newsmax.com report this week. There are three Dunkin' Donut locations in Bristol, on Metacom Avenue and Hope Street. Specifically, Dunkin' is lobbying the White House to change its definition of full-time work from at least 30 hours a week to 40 or more per week, CEO Nigel Travis told the Financial Times, according to The Huffington Post. The change would leave Dunkin', as well as other companies, with fewer workers to insure under the health care reform law, which requires large employers to provide health coverage to all full-time workers and …
Chief Justice John Roberts is the swing vote in a 5-4 decision to uphold the president's health care plan.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The Supreme Court has upheld “Obamacare” in a 5-4 vote on Thursday morning. Chief Justice John Roberts joined with Elena Kagan, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor to form the five-vote majority. Typically, Roberts is aligned with the more conservative justices, with Anthony Kennedy serving as the swing vote for the more liberal justices. However, the two flip-flopped on this vote. The four voting against were Kennedy, Antonin Scalia, Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito. For up to date coverage of the decision and its ramifications, check out the SCOTUSblog sponsored by Bloomberg Law. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse and Rep. James Langevin have also released statements, which follow. But we want to know how Birstol and Warren …