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ObamaCare Tax Causes Additional Layoffs

McGovern Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 11:02 AM
The sad part of this is these jobs were private before. Now Obamacare will take on these positions, using tax money, and the costs will be much higher than if the jobs had remained in the private sector.

As if today’s announcement from the Obama administration regarding the minor changes to the Affordable Care Act was not depressing enough, a global medical company called Smith and Nephew has now said that they are going to layoff nearly 100 workers in their Tennessee and Massachusetts offices. The company cites ObamaCare as their reason why.

"Unfortunately, and in order to absorb this cost burden into our business, this has meant less than 100 positions have been made redundant across various departmental functions in our Tennessee and Massachusetts sites," they said in a statement released earlier this week.

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