2018 US Code
Title 29 - Labor
Chapter 8 - Fair Labor Standards
Sec. 218b - Notice to employees

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Citation 29 U.S.C. § 218b (2018)
Section Name §218b. Notice to employees
Section Text (a) In general

In accordance with regulations promulgated by the Secretary, an employer to which this chapter applies, shall provide to each employee at the time of hiring (or with respect to current employees, not later than March 1, 2013), written notice—

(1) informing the employee of the existence of an Exchange, including a description of the services provided by such Exchange, and the manner in which the employee may contact the Exchange to request assistance;

(2) if the employer plan's share of the total allowed costs of benefits provided under the plan is less than 60 percent of such costs, that the employee may be eligible for a premium tax credit under section 36B of title 26 and a cost sharing reduction under section 18071 of title 42 if the employee purchases a qualified health plan through the Exchange; and

(3) if the employee purchases a qualified health plan through the Exchange, the employee may lose the employer contribution (if any) to any health benefits plan offered by the employer and that all or a portion of such contribution may be excludable from income for Federal income tax purposes.

(b) Effective date

Subsection (a) shall take effect with respect to employers in a State beginning on March 1, 2013.

Source Credit

(June 25, 1938, ch. 676, §18B, as added and amended Pub. L. 111–148, title I, §1512, title X, §10108(i)(2), Mar. 23, 2010, 124 Stat. 252, 914; Pub. L. 112–10, div. B, title VIII, §1858(c), Apr. 15, 2011, 125 Stat. 169.)

Editorial Notes AMENDMENTS

2011—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 112–10 struck out "and the employer does not offer a free choice voucher" after "Exchange".

2010—Subsec. (a)(3). Pub. L. 111–148, §10108(i)(2), inserted "and the employer does not offer a free choice voucher" after "Exchange" and substituted "may lose" for "will lose".


Amendment by Pub. L. 112–10 effective as if included in the provisions of, and the amendments made by, the provisions of Pub. L. 111–148 to which it relates, see section 1858(d) of Pub. L. 112–10, set out as a note under section 36B of Title 26, Internal Revenue Code.

Publication Title United States Code, 2018 Edition, Title 29 - LABOR
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 29 - LABOR
Sec. 218b - Notice to employees
Contains section 218b
Date 2018
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 14, 2019
Positive Law No
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 124 Stat. 252
125 Stat. 169
Public Law References Public Law 111-148, Public Law 112-10
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