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To Sidestep Obamacare, Wendy’s Reduces Hours for Hundreds in Nebraska
Newsmax ^ | Tuesday, 08 Jan 2013 02:35 PM | Michael Mullins

Posted on 01/09/2013 8:09:29 AM PST by Olog-hai

Employees at various Wendy’s restaurant locations in Nebraska will work fewer hours this year, reportedly due to costs associated with Obamacare.

Under the new healthcare law, businesses with 50 or more “full-time” employees must offer health benefits to their staffers working between 32 and 38 hours. Non-managerial workers at Omaha-area Wendy’s will see their hours cut to 28 hours a week, according to local NBC affiliate WOWT. …

The number of employees in Omaha who will be affected by the decision is in question. The Huffington Post reported approximately 300 staffers, while WOWT reported 100 workers.

There are 11 Wendy’s locations in the metro area. …

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: Nebraska
KEYWORDS: fulltimework; obamacare; omaha; wendys

1 posted on 01/09/2013 8:09:47 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Elections have consequences


2 posted on 01/09/2013 8:14:16 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: Olog-hai

Part time hours = full time hours in Obamaville.

Get another job, tax slaves!


3 posted on 01/09/2013 8:18:20 AM PST by hattend (Firearms and ammunition...the only growing industries under the Obama regime.)
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To: Olog-hai

I must admit that Romans 13 is one of the most difficult parts of the Bible for me. Imagine being a German in Germany in the early 40’s reading it and trying to obey it.

And what about our founding fathers? Were they violating it?


4 posted on 01/09/2013 8:25:18 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: cuban leaf

When such governments come along, then Acts 5:29 takes precedence.


5 posted on 01/09/2013 8:27:18 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

To all those Wendy’s workers who did not vote or voted for nobama/LIBs/DIMs...best of luck, suckers. Bwahahahahahahahahahahaha!


6 posted on 01/09/2013 8:28:11 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Olog-hai
The smarties thought they would vote themselves free medical care at the rich guy's expense.

Instead they voted themselves three part time jobs with no benefits at all, three times the commute expenses, double the hours for work, less overall income, and a whopping fine for not buying the health insurance they can not possibly afford now.

7 posted on 01/09/2013 8:31:55 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Olog-hai

“Get another job, tax slaves!”

That statement would make a great bumper sticker!


8 posted on 01/09/2013 8:35:29 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: Navy Patriot
My own daughter is a victim of this sh*t even though she voted against ObaMao both times. She really needs a full time job. First, they cut her to 39 hours per week, now to 29. In addition, working hours for two part-time jobs are very irregular, so she has the additional "fun" of trying to juggle one job which typically schedules her between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m. and another which typically schedules her between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Try to get a decent night's sleep with that type of schedule!

Still, she considers herself lucky because her roommates are juggling part-time jobs which often want to schedule them for the same hours. Her ability to speak Japanese landed her the 8 p.m. to 4 a.m. call center job which causes fewer of these type of conflicts.

9 posted on 01/09/2013 8:43:47 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: cuban leaf
And what about our founding fathers? Were they violating it?

The Founding Fathers, as well as the Confederate States, did not violate Romans 13 because they had Governments they followed (in both cases Colonial or State governments declared their Independence from the Royal or Federal Government).

We, on the other hand, are left with State Governments that will never stand up to whatever Federal abuses come their way, so we must 'grimace and bare it'. On the other hand, our Government is defined in the U.S. Constitution, and if said Government egregiously attacks this Constitution (e.g., voids the Second Amendment), the requirement to 'grimace and bare it' is not so clear.

10 posted on 01/09/2013 8:44:36 AM PST by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Navy Patriot

two/three jobs? There’s an Obama fix for that. The IRS will combine the hours from different employers, and inform the 2 or 3 employers that the govt considers the employees to be working full time, and that the employers must split the cost of obamacare for their employees.


11 posted on 01/09/2013 8:44:45 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Olog-hai

I hope they do not cut the hours of the cute Wendy’s redhead spokesbabe who wants to feed me Baconators ;)

More ObamaCare Suckage


12 posted on 01/09/2013 8:48:59 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Fiscal Conservatives are Neither)
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To: El Cid
Good points. The second amendment is VERY clear. Anyone in government office that violates it has violated his duty and no longer represents the government that is based on that document. He becomes a usurpor. His authority is nonexistent.
13 posted on 01/09/2013 9:00:42 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Vigilanteman

It’s kind of like slavery. You spend all your time working or coordinating your working or driving/riding to and from work. I guess God warned us in the garden after that nasty apple thing that it would be no picnic.


14 posted on 01/09/2013 9:09:22 AM PST by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
The IRS will combine the hours from different employers, and inform the 2 or 3 employers that the govt considers the employees to be working full time,...

They may try, but any even slightly qualified tax lawyer will clean their clock in a New York minute.

Remember the IRS rules that allow multi millionaires Pelosi and Feinstein (Blum) (et all) to pay below minimum wage and evade Federal taxes can be used by Wendy's and Carl's. I've personally watched while it has been done.

Likewise, even if the idiot Congress and Judicial give away ABSOLUTE authority to IRS drones, the result will simply be the closure of those businesses and the loss of ALL those jobs, the guaranteed and unavoidable end result of socialism. Equal poverty for all.

These serfs have voted themselves (and most others) onto the collective farm permanently, and will suffer the predictable and historically recorded consequences no matter how much more viciously they impose more "this will finally fix it" Marxism.

15 posted on 01/09/2013 9:11:29 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

This argument is moot because the Obamabots are already ginning up a Boycott Wendy’s campaign.

Just the threat of that got Denny’s and Olive Garden to back down. I suspect Wendy’s Corporate will be hauling this franchisee in to get his mind right in 3....2.....1

Personally I expect a retraction on this before the last NFL playoff game ends this weekend.

Don’t want to end up on that list of Unpatriotic Parasite Employers, dontcha know. No one dares to defy the Great and Powerful Obama-Oz.


16 posted on 01/09/2013 9:14:54 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Navy Patriot

You put it well. But there are, no doubt, SOME who did not vote for this, who are going to suffer for it.


17 posted on 01/09/2013 9:18:04 AM PST by NEMDF
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

Then they will hire 10,000 more IRS agents, just to be sure that this is enforced.


18 posted on 01/09/2013 9:20:12 AM PST by NEMDF
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To: Olog-hai

We all knew there would be economic consequences to ObamaCare. Once again, businesses are a lot wiser than the government, but the government is the one calling the shots while the American people suffer the consequences.


19 posted on 01/09/2013 9:22:26 AM PST by Ezbieta12
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To: Buckeye McFrog

It is likely that these employees whose hours are being cut are not employees of Wendy’s corporate. Let’s say someone might own a franchise that runs 15 Wendy’s restaurant locations. They could go to only 3 full time at each location, cover themselves and brother-in-law, and stay under the 50 full-time employees requirement. Wendy’s corporate can say that these are not their employees being affected by the move.


20 posted on 01/09/2013 9:25:08 AM PST by NEMDF
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To: NEMDF
...there are, no doubt, SOME who did not vote for this, who are going to suffer for it.

Stipulated, but it's just the entire American Nation that will suffer for the selfishness and envy of the Obamavoter.

And by extrapolation, America being nearly the last and certainly the strongest promoter of human economic liberty in history, pretty much everybody on the planet, other than the ultra rich aristocracy, will suffer.

21 posted on 01/09/2013 9:29:37 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: Navy Patriot

“They may try, but any even slightly qualified tax lawyer will clean their clock in a New York minute.”

They’ll figure out a way around that! Their ends, justify their means!


22 posted on 01/09/2013 9:43:07 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
The rules here are set by Economic Natural Law.

Boycott or not, there is a point that a Wendy's franchise cannot sell enough hamburgers at a high enough price to pay the costs imposed by hook or by crook.

At that point the employees are no longer paid, no matter how many hours they work, even if the government makes it illegal to fire them.

Moreover, there is a point of no return that is passed substantially earlier, that make this outcome unavoidable under any circumstance.

No matter what is done to get compliance, it does not work, and complete disaster ensues.

23 posted on 01/09/2013 9:45:22 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: cuban leaf

Legitimate governments reward the righteous and punish the wicked.
Liberal gov’ts do the opposite.


24 posted on 01/09/2013 9:48:54 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: cuban leaf

I think “slavery” is the whole point.
Payback.

What demographics are “over represented” in the current maker and taker classes?


25 posted on 01/09/2013 9:54:55 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

The IRS can’t get by bankruptcy....where this will eventually end!!!


26 posted on 01/09/2013 11:10:12 AM PST by ontap
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To: Olog-hai

But, but UsurperCare was supposed to be such a great and wonderful thing!!!


27 posted on 01/09/2013 11:38:13 AM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: SeminoleCounty
Bacon Burger Deluxe

You haven't seen a Bacon Burger until you see these guys cook up one.

28 posted on 01/09/2013 11:54:15 AM PST by itsahoot (Any enemy, that is allowed to have a King's X line, is undefeatable. (USS Taluga AO-62))
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To: itsahoot
Your link got broken somehow.

BBQ Pit Boys’ Bacon Cheeseburger Deluxe

Intense recipe. BFL.
29 posted on 01/09/2013 1:26:54 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Considering most of the fast food employees these days are illegal aliens, hopefully, this will have the side effect of encouraging a bunch of illegals to go back to wherever they came from.


30 posted on 01/09/2013 3:22:48 PM PST by RatSlayer
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