WASHINGTON — The House Energy and Commerce Committee was expected to pass its piece of landmark health care reform legislation today, after striking a compromise on a package that would exempt additional businesses from a requirement to offer health insurance to their workers.
Retailers have been closely monitoring the Congressional process, with a particular focus on employer health insurance mandates, which have pitted Wal-Mart Stores Inc. against a large swath of the retail industry. Most retailers, including the industry’s largest trade group, the National Retail Federation, oppose Wal-Mart’s support of the concept of employer mandates.
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