Kroger to Slash Hourly Workers to Avoid Obamacare Penalties

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    Kroger to Slash Hourly Workers to Avoid Obamacare Penalties
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    Lots and lots of UFCW employees working at Kroger, too.

    Say goodbye to the full-time job, America....Thanks to Obolshevikcare.
     
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    I think for a company to differentiate between part time to full time workers for benefits per federal labor laws part time has not been allowed to work over 32 hours for a long time.
     
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    So lots of high school kids bagging groceries will be limited to 28 hours a week...........rather than being labled "part time", but being forced to work 40+ hours a week anyway?? Thats common practice in the past.
     
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    How's that hopey changey thingy workin out for ya, young adults?
     
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    They can currently work "as many hours as needed"? o_O.

    Since when have you been able to work someone full time hours but deny them full time benefits?
     
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    So you're ignoring the main point of this story?
    It isn't just Kroger. Everyone is going to be looking at downsizing full time people to part time people to avoid Obamacare penalties. Of course the Democrats figured this would happen, so they did the only logical thing: They redefined "full time" to mean 30 hours a week. So instead of working full time, people won't even be able to work part time.
    But since these are largely the dopes that voted for that motherfucker to begin with, they get what they deserve.
     
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    So if they have to cut hours per employee....will they still need the same total number of labor hours worked? If so...someone else will get hired to fill in that spot. Unemployment goes down!!!

    I worked at a grocery store growing up (Ingles) in SC. I was "part time" but was always worked 40-50 hours a week, 10 hour shifts on weekends. Didnt get benefits. But, the store got their work.
     
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    That's the French approach: ration jobs.
    It worked real well. Yup.
     

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