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Obamacare impact: Cutting hours, going part time
El Paso Inc. ^ | 1/19/14 | David Crowder

Posted on 01/19/2014 5:56:19 PM PST by Libloather

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Many of his students who work to pay for their education and living expenses are complaining about being cut to 28 hours.

“They’re saying they couldn’t pay their bills at 40 hours, so now they’re having to get a second job,” Diaz said. “That is the new trend.”

But it’s not just restaurant workers and sales clerks who are feeling the squeeze.

Universities and community colleges that rely heavily on part-time faculty have had to make the hard choice of cutting the number of classes they teach because the schools can’t afford to offer them health insurance.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; aca; benefits; deathpanels; fallout; hours; impact; jobs; layoffs; miserablefailure; obamacare; workforce; zerocare
“This is a disaster,” he said.

Brought to you by the Democratics.

1 posted on 01/19/2014 5:56:19 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

disaster? no. it’s change

how’s that working out for you?


2 posted on 01/19/2014 5:58:30 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: Libloather

The activist commie lib Democrats and their Marxist brothers have done it again. Stupidity does have consequences.


3 posted on 01/19/2014 5:59:39 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (It appears as though our "living and breathing" Constitution has died.)
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To: Libloather

Normal/standard working Hours have been reduced since the 1800’s. Perhaps it’s just more progressive progress.


4 posted on 01/19/2014 6:00:02 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Libloather

The better to make them all give up and go on welfare, food stamps, SSDI, Worker’s Comp, Medicaid and etc.


5 posted on 01/19/2014 6:00:52 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: sten

We’re becoming more like Europe.


6 posted on 01/19/2014 6:02:34 PM PST by Richard from IL
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To: Paladin2

No, it’s vastly different now Paladin..I’ve worked retail a long time and what’s happening now is truly a zoo for people trying to even get by.

Retail is even cutting ‘part-time’ hours...Some with just eight hours weekly....others with four....and full-timers down to the minimal...I think 27 or 30 is that and can still be called full-time.

Of course this is done naturally after Christmas...but not this soon nor to this degree.


7 posted on 01/19/2014 6:04:35 PM PST by caww
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

..and students are living at home as well. Going to community colleges just to save costs.


8 posted on 01/19/2014 6:06:01 PM PST by caww
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To: Libloather

I’m guessing the vast majority of universsity types voted democrat. I have no pity for them whatsoever.


9 posted on 01/19/2014 6:11:45 PM PST by henkster (Communists never negotiate.)
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To: Libloather

According to Bamster, none of this matters, because some people got coverage that they didn’t have before. Everyone who suffered as a result is just collateral damage to him.


10 posted on 01/19/2014 6:12:30 PM PST by Avid Coug
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Welfare, food stamps, SSDI, Worker’s Comp, Medicaid

And what happens after that money runs out?

All the thieves in government who stole America blind get to sit back on their fat wallets for a few years.

Until they realize the people they put out of work were the ones that were the same people that were financing their very existance.

Then what happens?

11 posted on 01/19/2014 6:15:52 PM PST by W. (Watchin' and trying to have a few laughs. Tough, but doable...)
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To: W.

That’s the $64,000 question, isn’t it?


12 posted on 01/19/2014 6:17:41 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: Libloather

Look at the bright side. It’s obviously improving the unemployment stats. Which I predicted when the whole concept of “Obamacare 29ers” was first explained.


13 posted on 01/19/2014 6:18:41 PM PST by nascarnation (I'm hiring Jack Palladino to investigate Baraq's golf scores.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Yep!

Ain't it great?

Drives ya friggin' nuts... Buncha screaming howler monkey morons!

As an aside, Uneasy Rider by Charlie Daniels just popped up on my 'puter! Yay!

14 posted on 01/19/2014 6:24:18 PM PST by W. (Watchin' and trying to have a few laughs. Tough, but doable...)
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To: Libloather

The real reason unemployment is dropping. Someone working 29 hours doesn’t show up in unemployment Companies are hiring 2 people for what used to be one, but each work half time.


15 posted on 01/19/2014 6:28:18 PM PST by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: Libloather

Karma. Most of these rats wanted this.


16 posted on 01/19/2014 6:56:36 PM PST by DeWalt (Times are more like they used to be than they are today.)
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To: Libloather

What a bunch of whiners!
They could become artists, writers, photographers .... pursue their happiness.


17 posted on 01/19/2014 7:33:16 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: henkster

I know a 5 or 6 of these adjunct ‘professors’ ... all have had their (already part time)hours cut further ... all big Obama supporters.

They do not see the connection.


18 posted on 01/19/2014 7:36:19 PM PST by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Libloather

Um, not to completely contradict you, but please who in the GOP is for buying American?

Just wondering.


19 posted on 01/19/2014 7:38:22 PM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Lorianne
all big Obama supporters. They do not see the connection.

The ones I know all blame the insurance companies.

20 posted on 01/19/2014 7:41:45 PM PST by ladyjane
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To: Libloather

But just remember, last night all the Hollywood people patted themselves on the back for all they do to help mankind. And that’s not sarcasm. They really believe what they do is important.


21 posted on 01/19/2014 8:52:27 PM PST by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Libloather

Nephew-in-law has several small businesses set up as separate LLC’s - together they employ more than 50 minimum wage workers, but because they’re run separately, it turns out they don’t have to buy insurance for their employees - workers come to him expecting insurance, and he tells them to go to the exchanges “if they can get on” - after they check the exchanges, they come back complaining that what they find there is much too expensive for them to afford - he also says businessmen he knows are hoping for a raise in the minimum wage - says it will give them an excuse to raise their own prices some, blame it on the new legal requirement, and actually raise their own profit margin a bit - funny how that all works....


22 posted on 01/19/2014 9:12:06 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: ladyjane

My cousins husband this past Thanksgiving blamed George Bush!
I have co-workers who are strident liberals, they cannot stand facts.


23 posted on 01/19/2014 9:29:58 PM PST by minnesota_bound
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To: Libloather

My job’s been providing health insurance for decades, so I’m not too worried about my hours being cut for reasons other than slow business. However, Obamacare’s new “rules” mean I won’t be able to sign up for the insurance until November of this year, and I started in September of last year. And of course, the health insurance I was already on got cancelled because of Obamacare.

Wonder how loud cries like this’ll get before Obama acknowledges them, and what his “solution” will be when he finally does.


24 posted on 01/20/2014 4:48:04 AM PST by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be earned and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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To: ladyjane

Dear leader probably will as well if he ever bothers to answer the critics.

He doesn’t have to worry about re-election, the Supreme Court’s ruled the key part of Obamacare constitutional, and he’s made it clear he’s willing to act without Congressional approval, so I doubt the opinion of peons matters to him anymore.


25 posted on 01/20/2014 5:01:40 AM PST by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be earned and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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