Poll: More Small Businesses Delay Hiring Because of ACA
A growing number of small business owners are delaying hiring new employees or cutting jobs in an effort to avoid coverage requirements under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new Gallup poll. The poll found that 41% of respondents implemented a hiring freeze because of the ACA, while 38% have delayed plans to grow their business because of the law and 24% are considering dropping insurance coverage.
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