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Poll: More employers say Obamacare ruling helps business

More employers think last week's Supreme Court ruling upholding Obamacare subsidies will have a positive rather than negative impact on their business, according to a new poll released Thursday.

The consulting firm Mercer polled nearly 600 employers and found 29 percent believe the ruling issued last week will have a positive impact, compared to 17 percent who think the opposite. Still, most companies, 54 percent, said they don't believe the ruling affects them one way or another.

The firm got responses from companies with fewer than 500 employees (24 percent), 500 to 4,999 employees (47 percent) and 5,000 or more employees (29 percent).

Mercer found that the larger the employer, the more likely they are to see the ruling in a positive light. For instance, 41 percent of companies with 5,000 or more employees thought the ruling was a positive.

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