The mandate included in the 2010 Affordable Care Act law (“Obamacare”) that requires employers with more than 50 employees to provide a health insurance coverage to employees has been pushed back a year to 2015, the White House announced Tuesday.
That portion of the law was scheduled to begin next year, and business that did not comply would face stiff penalties.
However, in a blog post published Tuesday on the Department of Treasury website by assistant secretary for tax policy at the U.S. treasury department Mark Mazur, the administration says it is delaying implementation of the mandate provision to allow businesses more time to adjust and to simplify that portion of the law.
Affected tractors are equipped with an automated Eaton UltraShift Plus or Eaton Advantage Transmission with right hand stalk shifter. In the affected trucks, the display on the instrument panel can indicate “N” when the shifter is set into “D” or “R,” causing the truck not to move.