Senate Republicans released the text of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. But how much this bill would affect a person largely depends on how he or she gets their insurance. The 142-page bill is complex, and it will take some time to fully understand what it would mean for the health care landscape. Still, there are some clear initial takeaways for different groups; FiveThirtyEight outlines them here.
Out of High School, Into Real Life
– The New York Times
This graduation season, The New York Times talked with seniors across the country who are not headed to college about their plans, hopes and dreams. Some 30 percent of this year’s three million graduating seniors will not go straight to college, a number that is ticking up as an improving economy draws more graduates directly to work. They go to Walmarts and to welding shops, restaurants, salons, hospitals and construction sites, to start careers on the tougher side of the vast economic and cultural divide that is demarcated by a college degree.
The National Labor Relations Board Is Alarmingly Unfazed By 2016
– The Hill
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) continues to operate as if the November elections never happened with its two-to-one Democratic majority, issuing new decisions and doubling-down on its policy from recent years. Thankfully, there are increasing signs that point to the arrival of the cavalry, and employers are hoping they appear sooner rather than later.
– Restaurant Finance Monitor
As larger and larger players explore delivery, the nagging question of whether it’s an incremental advantage or a margin killer keeps coming up. To get a little insight into that question, Sense 360 took a close look at the data surrounding McDonald’s 200-location test in Florida. According to a study of at 21 million visits to QSR and fast-casual in seven markets, there was no evidence of shifting traffic.