Behold The Part-Time Worker Society: “We Won’t Start Hiring Full-Time People”

Monday, July 15, 2013
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden
ZeroHedge.com
07/15/2013

Once again, as always happens with a very substantial delay, two themes that have been covered extensively on these pages in the past much to the ridicule of the mainstream media, namely that while the US may have “No Manufacturing Jobs But More Waiters And Bartenders Than Ever” and that Obamacare has finally struck as “Part-Time Jobs Surge To All Time High; Full-Time Jobs Plunge By 240,000″ are now begrudgingly covered and in fact, endorsed, by the very same MSM. Enter the Wall Street Journal which blends the two themes well known to our readers, and writes that “More Restaurants Replace Full-Timers, Concerned About Insurance.” To wit: “Ken Adams has been turning to more part-time workers at his 10 Subway sandwich shops in Michigan to avoid possibly incurring higher health-care costs under the new federal insurance law. He added approximately 25 part-time workers in May and June as he reduced some employees’ hours and replaced other workers who left. The move showed how efforts by some restaurant owners and other businesses to remake their workforces because of the Affordable Care Act may be turning the country’s labor market into a more part-time workforce.” In other words, the already worst paying jobs in the US are getting even more of the shaft, downgraded from full time to part time status. Precisely the New “part-time worker society” that we predicted would happen back in 2010…

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