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Subject: Perverse incentives Date: 10/9/2012 11:36 AM
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Will ObamaCare transform America into a part-timer nation?

Darden tests limiting worker hours as health-care changes loom
http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2012-10-07/business/os-d...
In an experiment apparently aimed at keeping down the cost of health-care reform, Orlando-based Darden Restaurants has stopped offering full-time schedules to many hourly workers in at least a few Olive Gardens, Red Lobsters and LongHorn Steakhouses....

Analysts say many other companies, including the White Castle hamburger chain, are considering employing fewer full-timers because of key features of the Affordable Care Act scheduled to go into effect in 2014. Under that law, large companies must provide affordable health insurance to employeesworking an average of at least 30 hours per week.

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