Obamacare will require large companies to provide health insurance for full-time workers. So a number of low-wage employers–restaurants, hotels, and retailers–are planning to limit workers to no more than 30 hours per week to avoid triggering the requirement.
So reports the Wall Street Journal: Health-Care Law Spurs a Shift to Part-Time Workers – WSJ.com. (subscription required)
What are we to think of companies that do this? Do we blame them? Do we blame the government? Is this irresponsible exploitation of labor or an economic necessity?