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The effect of Obamacare on employment

Nearly a year ago, the CEO of the parent company that owns Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s made a significant claim.

“Obamacare,” said Andy Puzder, “has caused millions of full-time jobs to become part-time.”

It’s just one of many bold predictions that the health care reform law would lead to employers reducing workers’ hours to avoid the costs of providing insurance to their workers.

Yet, a new report in the journal Health Affairs finds little evidence that the health care law is pushing people out of full-time work.