Affordable Care Act: More Restaurants Replace Full-Timers, Concerned About Insurance Costs

In response to the Affordable Care Act, more restaurants replace full-timers with part-timers because the Affordable Care Act requires employers with 50 or more full-time equivalent workers to offer affordable insurance to employees working 30 or more hours a week or face fines. Despite┬áthe Obama administration recent announcement that a one-year reprieve to 2015 on penalties for employers who don’t meet the new health-coverage requirements, this appears to be the start of a trend to avoid the cost of providing affordable insurance or the fines associated with not. Read the WSJ full article: