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Trend toward part-time work, cuts in health coverage predate ObamaCare
The Hill

Employers have been cutting back employees’ hours and access to health insurance since before President Obama’s healthcare law passed, according to new research released Wednesday. The findings are potentially significant as the healthcare law is about to take full effect. The law’s critics say employers will cut workers’ hours to avoid offering healthcare benefits. But the trend toward part-time work predates the Affordable Care Act, according to the Employee Benefits Research Institute (EBRI).