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PART TIME WORKERS
Why the Disappointing Jobs Report?
Due to severe budget restrictions still in effect, and the uncertain outcome of the Presidential election, governments are not spending enough on public works projects long overdue to take up the hiring slack.
Mike Segar / Reuters
Another Sign Low-Wage Workers Are Finally Gaining Some Power
Gap becomes the latest major retailer to give its workers more flexibility.
Obama Has A Plan To Bring More Workers Overtime Pay. Here's What It Means For You.
In a blog post on The Huffington Post on Monday, President Barack Obama laid out his highly anticipated plan to extend overtime
Walmart Pitched Minimum Wage Hike As Boon To Its Workers
In that one particular Massachusetts store, just 39 percent of associates are full-time employees, according to the talking
Elizabeth Warren Explains How Anti-Obamacare Bill Is Corporate Welfare
"We've come down on different places, I think it's open to question," Holtz-Eakin said. Warren said that the bill effectively
'My Wages Are Too High For Help But Too Low To Let Me Get Ahead'
Akbar Shahid Ahmed
Windish's story is part of a Huffington Post series profiling Americans who work hard, yet still struggle to make ends meet
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Boyfriend Of Overworked Employee Who Died While Napping In Car Found Out On Facebook
Underemployment, Poverty and the New Normal in America
Clinical Assistant Professor & Director of Social Impact at th...
Underemployment is expensive in dollars and even more costly in terms of its impact on children of under-employed parents. We need to make discussing and addressing this imperfect imbalance a priority.
Obamacare: First Fruits for Workers?
, Guest Writer
The March jobs report provided some evidence that we are beginning to see the sort of labor market shifts from the ACA that would be expected. First, voluntary part-time employment in March increased by 230,000 to 18.9 million. The key word here is "voluntary."
With H.R. 2575, Republicans Launch Another Attack on American Workers
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The most disturbing trend has been the tendency of employers not only to cut and cap hours or eliminate part time workers' health benefits, but to hide behind the ACA in eliminating a host of statutory benefits.
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No, Obamacare Isn't Turning America Into A Part-Time Economy
Specifically, the number of part-time workers in the U.S. fell in February to about 27.3 million, the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Target Cuts Health Coverage For Part-Time Workers, Citing Obamacare
By Reuters, Reuters
The public exchanges set up under the health care law, also known as Obamacare, allow individuals to buy government-subsidized
Trader Joe's: Part-Timers Will Get Better Deals With Obamacare
Perhaps an example will help. A Crew Member called in the other day and was quite unhappy that she was being dropped from
SeaWorld Cuts Hours In Possible Obamacare Maneuver
Eleazar David Melendez
SeaWorld Entertainment is cutting back work hours for some part-time employees, a move that will help it avoid an Obamacare
Obamacare Isn't Causing Employers To Cut Worker Hours: White House
Beginning in 2015, Obamacare will require companies that have 50 or more employees to provide health coverage for all full
Leaked Forever 21 Memo Reveals Plan To Slash Hours
A leaked memo from Forever 21 shows the fast-fashion apparel retailer plans to cut the hours of some full-time employees and reclassify them as part-time, starting Sunday.
Forever 21 Slashes Worker Hours And Health Benefits, Denies Obamacare Is To Blame
"Forever 21 is becoming too big for the specialty retailers to ignore," the analysts wrote. "At this size, rapid growth could
9 Facts About Part-Time Workers That Should Freak You Out
Politicians like to talk about the middle-class jobs they can and will create, if only given the chance. But thus far this
The Disturbing Nature Of America's Part-Time Jobs Recovery (In 1 Chart)
Obamacare-detractors claim the part-time jobs recovery is the result of employers reacting to President Obama’s health care
U.S. Part-Time Jobs Grow With The Economy, Not Obamacare
By Quartz, Quartz
Quartz: The 2010 US health care overhaul will eventually make it necessary for companies with more than fifty full-time employees
QE3 Works, So Please Don't Mess With It!
You are doing your job in putting 1.1 million older workers back to work of the 1.6 million jobs created over the past year
Obamacare Putting Millions Of Part-Time Workers At Risk Of Seeing Cut Hours: Study
The 2010 Affordable Care Act will put some 2.3 million workers at the greatest risk of reduced hours, the February study
Long Beach, California, Cutting Part-Time Worker Hours Over Obamacare
The city of Long Beach, Calif., is limiting the hours of its part-time workforce in order to avoid new costs under health
Poverty Stalks The Suburbs
"It's like bartending without having the drunks," she said. "Everybody pays their tab, nobody throws up. It really turned
Royal Farms, Maryland-Based Convenience Store, Slashes Employee Hours To Skirt Obamacare
Obamacare requires that companies with more than 50 workers offer insurance to those working more than 30 hours a week by
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