Nonsequitur: Obamacare Facts

August 30, 2013

I was going to write about this, but Grace-Marie Turner did such a great job, I think I’ll just briefly quote her and then send you to her excellent article:

Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that the ratio of part-time to full-time jobs has completely flipped this year from historical trends. Last year, six full-time jobs were created for every one part time job. This year, only one full-time job is being created for every four new part-time jobs.

The shift to part-time has accelerated over the past several months because of the “look back” provision in ObamaCare that sets the baseline this year for the number of full-time workers a company employs to determine their compliance with the employer pay-or-play mandate.

Read the complete article here.

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