Impact of the U.S Presidential Election | Mercer

Impact of the U.S Presidential Election | Mercer


Donald Trump has won the 2016 presidential election and will be sworn in on January 20, 2017. Mercer will be carefully analyzing the health, wealth and career policy implications for employers and their employees.

This page will be updated frequently as Mercer develops and publishes these insights.

Webcast: Mercer Select Intelligence Post-election Washington Update

In this post-election Washington Update, Mercer experts review the results and assess the potential policy effects on healthcare, retirement plans and investments, executive rewards, and talent and employment issues. Topics include likely legislative and regulatory priorities for the new president and Congress in 2017 as well as benefits and workplace issues expected to see action during the lame-duck congressional session.

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How Will the Election Impact Health?

  • Trump Names Key Health Leaders

    President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.), one of Capitol Hill's fiercest critics of the ACA, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. With this appointment, it seems the question now isn’t whether Republicans will move to repeal and replace the ACA − it’s how quickly will they be able to coalesce around one option.
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  • Webcast: How the 45th US President Will Influence Your Health and Benefits Strategy

    Mercer recently hosted a webcast about Donald Trump’s electoral victory and the potential impact on healthcare and paid time off benefits. Listen to the replay to learn what to expect in Washington and what steps you can take now to prepare.


How Will the Election Impact Careers?

“What about jobs?” Employment-related issues have been front and center of the 2016 Presidential campaign. In early 2016, Mercer collaborated with other thought-leading organizations to produce the World Economic Forum’s The Future of Jobs Report. This is a must-read for employers seeking insights and analysis on the candidates’ views on employment-related issues as well as on the general employment environment.

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How Will the Election Impact Wealth?

US Election: What's Next for Investors

Downside risks may be higher with the new president, but some aspects of Trump’s policies would be welcomed by markets. Our investments researchers offer predictions on market swings, taxes, trade and more.

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