Obamacare Already Costing Jobs
And there will be plenty more to come, I mean, go. Just give it time.
You already knew that some employers were either putting off hiring because of the increased cost of providing health care for their employees because of Obamacare, or shrinking back to less than 50 employees so that would not be subject to its mandates. This article from the November 19, 2012 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that part-time employees of the Community College of Allegheny County are being cut back to less than 30 hours per week. The reason is simple: employees who work 30 or more hours per week must be provided health insurance because of Obamacare — and the college cannot afford to do this. So it is cutting employee hours to a level where the college is not required to provide health insurance: