One key part of the health care bill passed by the House and signed into law this week by President Obama is that everyone in the US must have health care or be taxed by the Government. On it’s face it appears that the playing field in the construction industry has just been graded if not totally leveled. Both legal citizens and illegal citizens must be offered healthcare by their “employers” under the new law.
What about contract workers and so-called independent contractors and "day" laborers? What will contractors and subcontractors do about this issue over the next six months?