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The Obama Recession

SdAufKla Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 10:24 AM
"If you are in business to make money, then you shouldn't be in business." La, la, la... Group hugs, sloppy kisses, and trophies for just trying hard... What complete and utter nonsense.

Full time work is about to get scarcer. The reason? By hiring part-time workers who put in less than 30 hours per week, employers can avoid a mandate dictated by the new health reform law: either provide expensive health insurance or pay a fine equal to $2,000 per worker. Avoiding the mandate becomes even more attractive for low-wage employees, since they can get highly subsidized insurance in the newly created health insurance exchanges. According to the Wall Street Journal:

Darden Restaurants [parent of Red Lobster and Olive Garden] was among the first companies to say it was changing...