Why employers should brace for Obamacare lawsuits

Legal challenges to the legitimacy of the Affordable Care Act are nothing new. But with the next wave of Obamacare litigation, it’s not the government but large employers who could find themselves facing worker lawsuits for violating the health-reform law.

Honeywell CEO David Cote never expected that his company’s wellness program would be subject to a federal suit brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last month.

“I was more than a little surprised by this suit, as you would imagine,” Cote said in an interview during a Business Roundtable meeting in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. “In fact, infuriated is a good way to put it.”

via Why employers should brace for Obamacare lawsuits.

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