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Here are a few state and local governments taking action because of Obamacare:
Indiana’s state government cut hours for part-time and temporary employees from a maximum of 37.5 hours per week to fewer than 30.
Georgia’s Fulton County is cutting a number of employees to fewer than 30 hours per week.
Delaware’s state government is cutting hourly and seasonal employees to a maximum of 29.75 hours per week.
Alabama’s Huston County is cutting hours of part-time employees to fewer than 30 per week.
Heritage’s Alyene Senger warned that Obamacare “creates an incentive for businesses to avoid both the penalty and cost of coverage by hiring part-time employees instead of full-time employees, since businesses will not be penalized for failing to provide health insurance to part-time employees.”
In the interest of an informed debate, we've compiled a list of job actions with strong proof that ObamaCare's employer mandate is behind cuts to work hours or staffing levels. As of Nov. 5, our ObamaCare scorecard included 363 employers with more than 100 school districts among them. Here's our latest analysis, highlighting ObamaCare's downside for low-wage workers. Recently, we examined Indiana's 10th Amendment challenge to the employer mandate. IBD also explained why the employer mandate will undercut the goals of ObamaCare — affordable, reliable coverage — even in cases when employers don't cut work hours. The ObamaCare list methodology is explained further in our initial coverage; click on the employer names in the list below for links to supporting records, mostly news accounts or official documents.
ObamaCare Employer Mandate: A List Of Cuts To Work Hours, Jobs
reply to post by xuenchen
Sounds like an overall win for the administration and State govts.
Existing employees hours cut, paid less.
Hire another employee, paid lower hours but still boosts employment rate.
Overall cheaper for States.
Will inevitably force more onto govt. assistance, boosting voter base for admin.
Forces more people to enroll in ACA.
Yeah, the Government wants to cut people's income and thereby cut government revenues.
Follow the money - who really gains from cutting hours? Big Business maybe?