A friendly discussionIt’s a different dustbowl, but this time the media is telling everyone how great it all is.

Obama is downsizing America in every way imaginable. Downsizing the motor of the world (while incurring incalculable debt coupled with socialized medicine, Obamacare).

Last week I discussed Obama’s dismantling American hegemony on the world stage. Now more bad news on the home front.

I regularly receive letters like the one I was cc’ed on below to Senator Ted Cruz.

Dear Senator Cruz,

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I am a new Obama Peasant (one suffering under the weight of government’s deleterious economic/liberty crushing policies). Your efforts to Preserve Our Liberty are intellectually and emotionally uplifting because of the possibilities they reveal. I want to Thank You.

For background, I’m a 50 year old man who -up until 2010- never knew poverty, hunger, fear of the future. I have owned my homes since I was 21. I lost my two full time jobs in May-2009 and since then, I have been pulverized by the weak/sick economy. If I can’t short-sell, I will be losing my home of 26.11 years . I can’t fix my 1987 Ford Escort wagon; I am riding a bike….Unbelievable. I cannot take care of my 74 year old Mother with early Alzhiemers. I have officially been in Poverty-to-Extreme Poverty since 2011.

I have 2 part-time jobs that don’t add up to a fraction of one of my previous jobs. I am trying to build a micro-business but it is difficult. I am pushing forward but I am at my weakest point in Life.

I have lost hope of being able to help save our country from the pernicious effects of the the Mystical Statist Wizards on the Potomac. They’ve been sinisterly successful in their duplicitous plot to wear people down to dependency on Them.

I wish I could go to Washington or join a group but I am to focused on basic survival. The only thing I have to offer to the winning the DEBATE for getting America on track toward its founding goals is an edited (toned) part of an old 1985 college economics paper for Professor Jay Forrester-M.I.T. that described a hypothetical future America that had reached the economic/financial/social/political limits of decades of expansion and debt financing.

Respectfully,

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Here’s a list of over 300 employers who have allegedly cut their employees’ hours because of Obamacare. (thanks to Suzanne)

These 300 employers  have allegedly cut their employees’ hours to avoid a tax associated with President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law was published this week by a prominent investors website.

State Employer Action Jobs with fewer hours, if specified Date of Action or Report
Alabama
Houston County
Public
Cut hours of part-time employees to fewer than 30 per week
Sep-13
California
Biola University
Private
Cut student work hours to a maximum of 25 per week; suspended limit due to employer mandate delay
Sep-13
Florida
Bealls Inc. (Department Stores)
Private
Restricted part-time hours to fewer than 30 per week
Sep-13
Florida
SeaWorld Entertainment
Private
Cut hours for part-time workers from a maximum of 32 to 28 per week
Sep-13
Illinois
Palmer Place Restaurant
Private
Cut hours for some workers below 30 per week
Sep-13
Kansas
Salina Family YMCA
Private
Cut part-time employee schedules to a maximum of 25 hours per week
20
Sep-13
New Jersey
Middletown Township Public Schools
Public
Cut hours for paraprofessionals below 30 per week
178
Sep-13
Texas
Sam Houston State University
Public
Limited student work hours to 29 per week, impacting multiple-job holders
Sep-13
Michigan
Auburn Hills
Public
Reduced hours for part-time, seasonal workers to fewer than 30 per week
Sep-13
Pennsylvania
Friendship Community (group home for adults with disabilities)
Private
Cut part-time hours below 30 per week
20
Sep-13
Michigan
Meridian Public Schools
Public
Cut schedules of hourly workers to fewer than 30 hours per week
15
Sep-13
Arizona
Michael Monti’s La Casa Vieja steakhouse
Private
Shifting more workers to fewer than 30 hours per week
Sep-13
Pennsylvania
Hollywood Casino
Private
Cut part-timers to fewer than 30 hours per week
Sep-13
Arizona
Arizona State University
Public
Limited course loads for non-tenured associate faculty members
Aug-13
Maine
Mainesubway (Subway franchisee)
Private
Reduced worker hours to no more than 29 per week
50
Aug-13
New York
Finger Lakes Community College
Public
Capped course loads for adjunct faculty
Aug-13
South Carolina
Tsunami Surf Shops
Private
Will limit workers to fewer than 30 hours per week
Aug-13
Illinois
Southern Illinois University
Public
Limited graduate teaching assistants to 20 hours per week
Aug-13
Indiana
Vincennes
Public
Cut hours of part-timers to 29 per week
Aug-13
California
Mexican American Opportunity Foundation
Private
Cut hours of employees working up to 39 hours a week to less than 30
Aug-13
Georgia
Georgia Military College
Public
Cut hours of adjunct faculty to below 30 per week
Aug-13
Illinois
Vcm Inc. (Subway franchisee)
Private
Reduced hours for hourly wage earners to below 30 per week
Aug-13
Indiana
Ball State University
Public
Limited work hours for graduate assistants
Aug-13
New Jersey
Tom’s River
Public
Will cut part-time hours to 25 per week, effective July 2014
Aug-13
North Carolina
Forsyth Technical Community College
Public
Reduced hours for adjunct faculty to below 30 per week
Aug-13
North Carolina
Wilkes Community College
Public
Reduced teaching loads for adjunct faculty to below 30 hours per week and had to cut some courses as a result
Aug-13
Texas
Consolidated Restaurant Operations Inc
Private
Limiting hours for new employees
Aug-13
Texas
Dave & Buster’s
Private
Cut hours of some employees to 28 per week
Aug-13
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia University
Private
Capped hours for adjunct faculty at fewer than 30 per week, effective 2015
Aug-13
Virginia
K-VA-T Food Stores
Private
Capped hours for part-time employees at under 30 per week
Aug-13
Missouri
Three Rivers College
Public
Capped teaching loads for adjunct faculty
Aug-13
New Jersey
Bergen Community College
Public
Limited adjunct course loads
Aug-13
Alabama
University of Alabama
Public
Capped student work hours at 20 per week
Jul-13
Florida
Brevard County
Public
Reducing hours for most of 138 part-time workers who work more than 30 hours per week
37
Jul-13
Florida
Buca di Beppo restaurant chain
Private
Reduced hours to below 30 per week
400
Jul-13
Florida
Hillsborough Community College
Public
Cut hours of some part-time faculty members
100
Jul-13
Florida
St. Petersburg College
Public
Capped courseloads for adjunct facutly to equivalent of 27 hours per week
91
Jul-13
Georgia
Cherokee County School Board
Public
Outsourced custodial services and ground maintenance
Jul-13
Indiana
Hancock County
Public
Capped hours for part-time workers at 29 per week
Jul-13
Indiana
Morgan County
Public
Cut part-time hours from a maximum of 35 to 28 per week
Jul-13
Michigan
Central Michigan University
Public
Limited hours for student workers to 25 per week
140
Jul-13
New Jersey
NEMF trucking company
Private
Cut hours for dock workers and customer service reps from 33 per week to a maximum of 29
400
Jul-13
North Carolina
Henderson
Public
Limited hours part-timers can work to less than 30 per week
Jul-13
Ohio
White Castle
Private
Will limit new hires to part-time
Jul-13
Oregon
Shari’s restaurants
Private
Adding part-time workers, cutting hours for some working more than 30 hours per week
Jul-13
Pennsylvania
Carnegie Museum
Private
Reduced hours for some part-time employees below 30 per week
48
Jul-13
Tennessee
Oneida Special School District
Public
Cut most non-certified employees to 29 hours per week, but kept pay the same
65
Jul-13
Tennessee
Scott County School System
Public
Capped hours of new non-certified hires below 30 per week
Jul-13
Tennessee
Stewart County School System
Public
Reduced hours for school support staff to 28 per week
120
Jul-13
Texas
Jim’s Restaurants
Private
Intends to reduce hours of some workers; put plan on hold due to employer mandate delay
Jul-13
Virginia
Christoper Savvides restaurant & catering co.
Private
Stopped hiring full-time and limited part-timers’ hours
Jul-13
Wisconsin
Minocqua-Hazelhurst-Lake Tomahawk School District
Public
Capped part-time hours below 30 per week
Jul-13
Wisconsin
Trig’s Supermarkets
Private
Cut hours for part-time workers below 30 per week.
Jul-13
Alabama
University of North Alabama
Public
Capped work hours at 29 per week for student employees
Jul-13
California
Fatburger
Private
Cut some workers to sub-30 hours per week
Jul-13
Iowa
Lee County
Public
Enforced existing part-time cap of 28 hours per week
Jul-13
Michigan
Delta County
Public
Capped part-time hours at 29 per week; made temporary exemption for corrections officers after mandate delay
Jul-13
Texas
Bee County
Public
Reduce part-time employee hours to 24 per week.
Jul-13
Idaho
Boundary County
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to fewer than 30 per week
Jul-13
North Carolina
Rutherford County
Public
Lowered cap on part-time hours from 37 to 29 per week
Jul-13
Pennsylvania
Lawrence County
Public
Capped part-time hours at 28 per week; later reversed move for deputies
Jul-13
Michigan
Kenowa Hills Public Schools
Public
Outsourced school bus transportation, partly to avoid providing health benefits to 30 drivers
Jul-13
New Jersey
City of Burlington Public Schools
Public
Outsourced provision of paraprofessionals and substitute teachers
Jul-13
Texas
Lion & Rose British Restaurant and Pub
Private
Cut hourly full-time workers’ schedules to 28 hours per week
Jul-13
Texas
MTC Inc. restaurant management
Private
Shifted to only hiring part-time workers
Jul-13
Utah
Millard School District
Public
Cut hours for paraprofessionals from 6 to 5.75 per day
6
Jul-13
Arkansas
Pulaski Technical College
Public
Capped course loads for adjunct faculty
Jul-13
California
San Diego Community College District
Public
Restricted student employees and other non-academic workers to no more than 25 hours per week
Jul-13
Missouri
Drury University
Private
Limited adjunct course loads
Jul-13
Tennessee
Cumberland University
Private
Capped course loads for adjunct faculty at 27 hours per week
Jul-13
Arkansas
Area Agency on Aging of Western Arkansas, Inc.
Private
Cut hours for staff of 500 home health aides and drivers to 28 per week
Jun-13
Arkansas
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
Private
Increased temp share of workforce to “fewer than 10%” from 1-2% before this year
Jun-13
California
CKE Restaurants Inc.
Private
Increasing part-time workforce by replacing full-time workers through attrition
Jun-13
California
Kern County
Public
Will limit work schedules for up to 800 extra-help workers or reduce workforce
Jun-13
California
Rancho Cucamonga
Public
Cut hours for most part-time workers below 30 per week
30
Jun-13
California
San Gabriel
Public
Reduced hours for part-timers to fewer than 30 per week.
Jun-13
Florida
Palm Beach State College
Public
Cut hours for 100 part-timers to 27.5 per week; 895 adjuncts limited to 60% of a full-time course load
200
Jun-13
Florida
Santa Fe College
Public
Capped part-time hours at 27.5 per week and enforced limits on adjunct course loads
Jun-13
Florida
Tallahassee Community College
Public
Cut hours of some part-time workers to as low as 24 per week
Jun-13
Illinois
Parkland College
Public
Limited hours for part-time, non-teaching employees to 27.5 per week
Jun-13
Indiana
Clay County
Public
Capped part-time work at 28 hours per week
Jun-13
Indiana
DeKalb County
Public
Limited part-timers to 28 hours per week
Jun-13
Indiana
Eastbrook Community Schools
Public
Cut hours for instructional aides to 29.5 per week from between 32.5 and 35.
39
Jun-13
Indiana
Floyd County
Public
Cutting hours for up to 72 part-timers to 28 hours per week
Jun-13
Indiana
Highland
Public
Limited hours part-time employees can work to fewer than 30 per week; suspended limit due to employer mandate delay
Jun-13
Indiana
Indiana University
Public
Capped hours for part-timers at 29 per week; outsourced 50 maintenance personnel
Jun-13
Indiana
Ivy Tech Community College
Public
Limited hours for adjunct faculty at 23 campuses to avoid estimated $10 million in Affordable Care Act costs for those who work 30 or more hours
Jun-13
Indiana
Kosciusko County
Public
Capped part-time hours at 25 per week
Jun-13
Indiana
Lakeview Christian School
Private
Limited new part-timers to 29 hours per week
Jun-13
Indiana
Madison Consolidated Schools
Public
Cut hours for cafeteria workers, instructional aides and bus drivers below 30 per week
Jun-13
Indiana
Madison-Grant United School Corp.
Public
Cut hours for non-certified staff from up to 35 hours per week to below 30
Jun-13
Indiana
Marshall County
Public
Cut hours for part-times to 28 per week
Jun-13
Indiana
Mississinewa Community Schools
Public
Cut 15 minutes per day for three teacher aides
3
Jun-13
Indiana
Perry Central School Corp.
Public
Cut hours of part-time instructional assistants by 6 per week, with offsetting wage hike
Jun-13
Indiana
Shelbyville Central School System
Public
Cut hours instructional aides, substitute teachers, bus drivers and coaches below 30 per week
100
Jun-13
Indiana
Speedway Schools
Public
Cut hours for teaching assistants to 29 per week with offsetting pay hike
30
Jun-13
Indiana
Starke County
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to maximum of 130 per month
Jun-13
Indiana
Wolfe’s Auto Auction
Private
Some full-time workers cut to part-time; part-time hours capped at 28 per week
10
Jun-13
Iowa
Spencer Community School District
Public
Reduced hours for some part-timers from 32 to below 30 per week
65
Jun-13
Kentucky
Lexington Board of Education
Public
Cut hours of some part-timers to 28.5 per week, providing offsetting raise
20
Jun-13
Maryland
Howard Community College
Public
Lowered limit on course loads and hours worked for adjunct faculty
Jun-13
Michigan
Russ’ Restaurant
Private
Cut hours of non-managing employees to maximum of 25 hours per week
Jun-13
Missouri
Maritz Research
Private
Cut part-time hours to 25 per week
Jun-13
Nebraska
Blair Community Schools
Public
Cut hours for bus drivers and teacher aides to no more than 29 per week
Jun-13
Nebraska
Plattsmouth Board of Education
Public
Capped hours of non-certified employees at 29 per week
Jun-13
New Jersey
Little Falls Board of Education
Public
Capped hours of paraprofessionals below 30 per week
Jun-13
Ohio
Lake Township
Public
Capped part-time hours at 28.8 per week
Jun-13
Ohio
Lebanon City
Public
Cut hours of part-time firefighters/paramedics
18
Jun-13
Ohio
Mason
Public
Cut part-time workers to 20 hours per week
200
Jun-13
Ohio
Scrambler Marie’s Restaurants
Private
Cut some workers’ hours to less than 30 per week
Jun-13
Ohio
Westlake
Public
Limit part-timers to 25 hours per week
23
Jun-13
Pennsylvania
East Penn School District
Public
Reduced hours for 11 food service workers to 29.75 per week
11
Jun-13
Pennsylvania
Southern Lehigh School District
Public
Cut hours of 51 part-time employees to under 30 per week
51
Jun-13
Pennsylvania
Tredyffrin-Easttown School District
Public
Cut hours for part-time aides and paraprofessionals to 27.5 per week; suspended cuts due to employer mandate delay
135
Jun-13
South Carolina
Kelly Professional Cleaning Services
Private
ObamaCare employer penalties “will have to be recovered from existing employees in the reduction of hours, wage rates and layoffs”
Jun-13
South Carolina
Spartanburg Community College
Public
Cut hours for most adjunct faculty below 30
90
Jun-13
Texas
Matagorda County
Public
Cut hours part-timer can work from 40 per week to 29
Jun-13
Texas
Wilson County
Public
Cut part-timers to a maximum of 29 hours per week
Jun-13
Utah
Murray School District
Public
Cut part-time hours to a maximum of 20 per week
Jun-13
Utah
Nebo School District
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to 28.75 per week and stop providing insurance for some
40
Jun-13
Virginia
Henrico Country School District
Public
Limit hours for part-timers and temps to 29 per week
Jun-13
Virginia
Lynchburg
Public
Cut hours for part-timers from about 32 per week to 28
35
Jun-13
Washington DC
Clyde’s Restaurant Group
Private
Shifting mix of workers toward more part-timers
Jun-13
Indiana
Eminence Community Schools
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to a maximum of 29 per week
Jun-13
Minnesota
Faribault
Public
Cut hours of employees working 30-to-38 hours per week to 29; temporarily delayed move due to delay of employer mandate
4
Jun-13
Indiana
Lafayette School Corp.
Public
Cut part-time hours below 30 per week
235
Jun-13
Indiana
Martin County
Public
Capped part-time hours at 28 per week
Jun-13
Michigan
Baldwin Public Library
Public
Capped part-time hours at 28 per week
Jun-13
Minnesota
Hayfield Community Schools
Public
Cut hours of paraprofessionals to fewer than 30 per week, with $1/hr raise; rescinded policy after mandate delay
20
Jun-13
Virginia
Rappahannock Area Community Services Board
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to a maximum of 29 per week
45
Jun-13
Indiana
Benton Community Schools
Public
Cut hours for uninsured part-timers to fewer than 30 per week with offsetting pay hike
Jun-13
New Jersey
Pompton Lakes Board of Education
Public
Cut hours for instructional aides below 30 per week, with offsetting pay hike
48
Jun-13
New Jersey
Sparta Area Schools
Public
Cut hours for paraprofessionals below 30 per week; postponed cuts after one-year delay of employer mandate
Jun-13
Pennsylvania
Brandywine Heights Area School District
Public
Outsourced instructional aides working 30 hours per week
Jun-13
Utah
Southern Utah Unversity
Public
Limited hourly workers, including students, to 20 hours per week and capped adjunct teaching loads
Jun-13
Arkansas
Arkansas State University
Public
Limited adjunct course loads and reduced hours for part-time employees, including students, to a maximum of 28 per week
Jun-13
Texas
Texas Christian University
Private
Reduced hours for adjunct faculty and part-time employees, including students, to fewer than 30 per week
Jun-13
Arizona
Maricopa Community Colleges
Public
Reduced hours of 700 adjunct faculty and 600 part-time workers below 30 per week
1300
May-13
Arizona
University of Arizona in Tucson
Public
Limited hours temporary employees may work in a year
500
May-13
California
Long Beach
Public
Reducing hours to 27 per week for up to 200 part-timers
May-13
Georgia
Circle K Southeast
Private
Cut hours of some full-time employees below 30
May-13
Illinois
College of DuPage
Public
Cut course loads for some adjunct faculty
May-13
Illinois
McHenry County College
Public
Cut course loads for adjunct faculty to 24 hours per week
May-13
Indiana
Eastern Hancock School Board
Public
Limit most non-contract employees who worked 30 to 39 hours per week to 29.
May-13
Indiana
Fayette County School Corp.
Public
Cut hours for some part-timers to 27.5 per week
90
May-13
Indiana
Fort Wayne Community Schools
Public
Cut hours of part-time teaching aides and cafeteria workers from 30 to 25 per week
610
May-13
Indiana
Gibson County
Public
Cut part-time hours from a maximum of 40 to 23.5 per week
May-13
Indiana
Greencastle Community Schools
Public
Cut hours of instructional aides and cafeteria workers to 29.5 per week
54
May-13
Indiana
Hancock Madison Shelby Educational Services
Public
Cut hours for special ed assistants from 35-37.5 per week to 28
48
May-13
Indiana
Tipton County
Public
Cut maximum number of hours to 28 per week from 32
May-13
Indiana
Vigo County School Corp.
Public
Cut hours of non-certified employees below 30 per week, leading to sharp cut-backs in field trips; suspended hour cuts in response to delay of employer mandate
May-13
Indiana
White River Valley School District
Public
Cut hours of non-certified employees from 30 to 29 per week
11
May-13
Indiana
Zionsville Community Schools
Public
Cut hours for instructional aides, coaches, and substitutes to a maximum of 29 per week
100
May-13
Iowa
Indianola Community School District
Public
Part-time hours cut for up to 125 below 30 per week
May-13
Iowa
Tama County
Public
Cut hours for part-time employees to less than 30 per week
May-13
Kansas
Kansas Turnpike Authority
Public
Toll collectors limited to 24 hours per week; up to 93 will see hours cut
May-13
Maryland
Republic Foods (Burger King franchise operator)
Private
All new hires capped at 29 hours per week
May-13
Michigan
Birmingham
Public
Cut seasonal employee hours below average of 30 per week
May-13
Michigan
Dearborn
Public
Capped hours of part-time and seasonal employees at average of 28 per week
May-13
Michigan
Iosco County
Public
apped hours of part-time employees at 28 per week
May-13
Michigan
Tuscola County
Public
Capped part-time hours at less than 30 per week
May-13
Nebraska
Douglas County West Community Schools
Public
Cut part-time shifts by about 45 minutes a day
12
May-13
Nebraska
Papillion-La Vista school district
Public
Cut part-time hours below 30 per week
281
May-13
Nebraska
Westside Community Schools
Public
Capped hours of most part-time employees below 30 per week
May-13
North Carolina
Carlie C’s
Private
Cut part-time hours below 30 per week for up to 150 workers
May-13
Ohio
Sinclair Community College
Public
Reduced hours for part-timers to maximum of 28 per week and cut course loads for adjunct faculty
May-13
Ohio
Tipp City
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to fewer than 30 per week
18
May-13
Pennsylvania
Ephrata Area School District
Public
Capped hours of part-time workers below 30 per week.
May-13
Texas
Dallas County Community College District
Public
Capped courseloads for 2,500 adjunct faculty members
May-13
Texas
Plano
Public
Cut part-time hours below 30 per week
45
May-13
Utah
Alpine School District
Public
Cut part-time hours to a maximum of 27.5 per week, avoiding $4.2 million cost
800
May-13
Utah
Deseret Industries (work training for war refugees)
Private
Cut hours of most workers below 30 per week
May-13
Virginia
Wise County School Board
Public
Limit hours for part-time workers to fewer than 30 per week
May-13
Wisconsin
Mount Horeb Area School District
Public
Cut paraprofessional hours to 25 per week
36
May-13
California
Tehama County
Public
Limited extra-help employee work hours to fewer than 30 per week
May-13
Indiana
Crawford County
Public
Lowered cap on part-time hours from 32 to 29 per week
May-13
Indiana
Vanderburgh County
Public
Lowered cap on part-time hours from 39 to 29 per week
May-13
Virginia
Campbell County Social Services Dept.
Public
Cut hours of family educators, companion providers and part-timers to 29 per week
May-13
Virginia
Dickenson County Public Schools
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to a maximum of 29 per week
May-13
Virginia
Grayson County
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to a maximum of 28 per week
May-13
Virginia
Strasburg
Public
Lowered cap on part-time hours from 35 to 29 per week
May-13
Virginia
Wythe County
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to a maximum of 28 per week
May-13
Indiana
North Putnam Community Schools
Public
Cut hours of noncertified employees to a maximum of 29 per week
May-13
Indiana
Northwestern School Corp.
Public
Cut hours of instructional assistants to 25 per week
12
May-13
Indiana
Taylor Community Schools
Public
Cut hours of cafeteria workers, custodians and teaching aides to 28 per week
31
May-13
New Jersey
Hanover Township
Public
Cut part-time hours to a maximum of 28 per week; rescinded rule after delay of mandate
May-13
New Jersey
Middletown Township
Public
Cut part-time hours to fewer than 30 per week
25
May-13
Utah
Cedar City
Public
Capped hours for part-timers and seasonal workers at 28 per week
May-13
Pennsylvania
Dallas School District
Public
Capped hours for teacher aides at fewer than 30 per week
May-13
New Mexico
New Mexico State University
Public
Capped graduate-student work hours at 25 per week
May-13
Pennsylvania
General McLane School District
Public
Capped part-time hours below 30 per week, affecting secretaries, instructional and library aides, and cafeteria and custodial workers
May-13
West Virginia
Blue Ridge Community And Technical College
Public
Capped adjunct teaching loads, limiting work hours to no more than 29 per week
May-13
Colorado
Fountain Fire Dept.
Public
Cut hours of part-timers to a maximum of 29 per week
6
May-13
California
North of the River Recreation and Park District
Public
Cut hours for part-time workers below 30 per week
12
Apr-13
Colorado
Charco Broiler
Private
Trimmed work hours to stay below 50 full-time equivalent threshold
3
Apr-13
Colorado
Durango
Public
Limiting part-timers to 27 hours per week to avoid $900,000 in additional health care costs.
Apr-13
Colorado
Mountain Del (Del Taco franchisee)
Private
cutting full-time workforce by 100; capping part-timers at 28 hours per week
100
Apr-13
Florida
Daytona State College
Public
Reduced hours for adjunct faculty
Apr-13
Illinois
Moraine Valley Community College
Public
Cutting course loads for adjunct faculty
Apr-13
Indiana
Bartholomew County
Public
Cut part-time hours to 28 hours per week
40
Apr-13
Indiana
Delaware County
Public
Limited part-time employees to 29 hours per week
Apr-13
Indiana
Northwestern Consolidated School District
Public
Cut part-time hours to a maximum of 29 per week
41
Apr-13
Indiana
Richland-Bean Blossom Community School Corp.
Public
Instructional aides limited to 29.5 hours per week
Apr-13
Iowa
Clear Lake School Board
Public
Outsourced provision of substitute teachers and paraprofessionals
Apr-13
Maryland
Ocean City
Public
Reduced hours for part-time workers to a maximum of 28 per week
40
Apr-13
Michigan
Kalamazoo Valley Community College
Public
Reduced maximum hours for part-time faculty
Apr-13
Michigan
St. Clair Community College
Public
Limited hours of adjunct professors and part-time support staff to fewer than 30 per week
Apr-13
Missouri
Moberly Area Community College
Public
Reduced number of courses adjunct faculty are eligible to teach.
Apr-13
Nebraska
Ralston School District
Public
Cut hours for paraprofessionals to below 30 per week
Apr-13
Nebraska
Springfield Platteview Community Schools
Public
Cut 7.5 hour days to less than 6 hours for paraprofessionals
43
Apr-13
New Hampshire
Community College System of New Hampshire
Public
Capped adjunct faculty hours at 27 per week
Apr-13
New Jersey
Franklin Township Board of Education
Public
Voted to outsource school aides and child study team services
Apr-13
New York
Waldbaum’s Supermarket
Private
Cut hours and health care for most full-time employees below 30 per week
Apr-13
Ohio
Cuyahoga Community College
Public
Capped hours for 1,559 part-timers at 20 per week
Apr-13
Ohio
University of Akron
Public
Cut course loads for part-time faculty
230
Apr-13
Ohio
Upper Arlington City School District
Public
Cutting hours for aides who work with disabled students from 32.5 per week to 28
Apr-13
Pennsylvania
Firstaff Nursing Services Inc.
Private
Plans to cut full-time nurses and nursing assistantsto part-time and hire more part-timers
100
Apr-13
Pennsylvania
Lancaster County School District
Public
Outsourced 100 of classroom aides and food service workers to a private company
Apr-13
Pennsylvania
Penn Manor School District
Public
Outsourced 96 special-ed aides plus provision of substitute teachers to a private firm
Apr-13
Pennsylvania
Susquenita School District
Public
Cut part-time hours from 30 per week to 29.5
61
Apr-13
Tennessee
Regal Entertainment Group
Private
Operator of 500+ movie theaters cut non-salaried worker hours below 30 per week
Apr-13
Utah
Brigham Young University
Private
Capped hours for part-timers, including students, at an average of 29 per week.
Apr-13
Virginia
Chesterfield Public Schools
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to a maximum of 28 per week
2000
Apr-13
Wisconsin
Chippewa County
Public
Cut part-time hours below 30 per week
15
Apr-13
Virginia
Tazewell County
Public
Lowered cap on part-time hours from 32 to 29 per week
Apr-13
Indiana
Eastern Greene Schools
Public
Cut hours for hourly employees, such as teaching aides, custodians and bus drivers to a maximum of 28 per week
40
Apr-13
Michigan
Portage
Public
Capped part-time hours at 28 per week
Apr-13
Michigan
Vassar Public Schools
Public
Cut hours for food-service workers to maximum of 29 per week
Apr-13
Virginia
Richmond Public Schools
Public
Cut part-time hours to a maximum of 28 per week
Apr-13
Virgina
Spotsylvania County
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to a maximum of 28 per week
40
Apr-13
Kentucky
Joe Bologna’s Italian Pizzeria & Restaurant
Private
Closed for business on Monday, reducing employees to fall below 50 full-time-equivalent threshold
Apr-13
New Jersey
Clinton-Glen Gardner School District
Public
Cut hours for paraprofessionals from 35 to 28 per week; in July a judge ordered the board to rescind its action
Apr-13
Illinois
Elmhurst College
Private
Cut two courses per semester from maximum adjunct teaching load
Apr-13
Ohio
Columbus State Community College
Public
Reduced hours for adjunct faculty and hourly wage earners to fewer than 30 per week
Apr-13
Georgia
AAA Parking
Private
Moved half of full-time workers to part-time
250
Mar-13
Illinois
Boone Community School District
Public
Cut hours of part-time employees below 30 per week
30
Mar-13
Illinois
Joliet Junior College
Public
Cut course loads for adjunct faculty
Mar-13
Michigan
Van Buren Township
Public
Capped part-time hours at 29 per week
Mar-13
Minnesota
Mankato
Public
Limited part-time hours to 29 per week.
Mar-13
New York
Hudson Valley Community College
Public
Cut hours of part-time faculty
Mar-13
North Carolina
Five Guys Burgers and Fries franchise
Private
Plans to cut hours or positions among 60 workers clocking more than 30 hours per week
Mar-13
Ohio
Akron
Public
Limiting part-timers to fewer than 30 hours per week.
Mar-13
Ohio
Baldwin-Wallace University
Private
Limited course load of adjunct faculty
Mar-13
Ohio
Kent State University
Public
Limited course load of adjunct faculty
Mar-13
Ohio
Lakeland Community College
Public
Limited course loads for adjunct faculty
Mar-13
Ohio
Youngstown City Schools
Public
Cut part-time and substitute hours to 25 per week
Mar-13
Pennsylvania
Lori’s Angels home care
Private
Cut hours of part-time workers to 29.5 and shifted to only hiring part-time
Mar-13
Utah
Granite School District
Public
Cut hours for part-time school support staff to below 30 per week
1000
Mar-13
Virginia
Chesterfield County
Public
Cut hours for up to “several hundred” part-timers to 28 per week
115
Mar-13
Virginia
Louisa County
Public
Cut hours for part-time and seasonal employees to 29 per week
140
Mar-13
Ohio
Bowling Green State University
Public
Capped part-time hours at 24 per week and student work hours at 28
Mar-13
Ohio
Medina City Schools
Public
Cut weekly hours for cafeteria workers and teacher aides from 30 to 28.75 per week
16
Mar-13
Pennsylvania
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Public
Capped part-time hours at 29 per week
Mar-13
Ohio
Fairview Park
Public
Cut hours of part-time employees to fewer than 30 per week
Mar-13
Ohio
Shawnee State University
Public
Reduced maximum teaching load for adjunct faculty
Mar-13
Florida
Miami Dade College
Public
Enforcing cap of 25 hours per week for part-time workers
Feb-13
Indiana
Putnam County
Public
Cut hours for part-time workers to maximum of 29 per week
Feb-13
Nebraska
Cutchall Management restaurant company
Private
Capped new part-time hires at 28 hours per week; lifted cap after delay of employer mandate
Feb-13
New Jersey
Mount Ephraim Board of Education
Public
Cut paraprofessionals’ hours from 6 per day to 5.5
Feb-13
New York
CY Farms
Private
Eliminated 20 jobs to stay below 50 full-time-equivalent threshold
20
Feb-13
Ohio
Brunswick
Public
Capped hours for part-time employees at 28 per week and limited length of employment for seasonal workers
Feb-13
Ohio
Medina
Public
Cut part-time hours from about 35 to 29 per week
65
Feb-13
Tennessee
Wytheville Town Council
Public
Reduced limit on part-time hours from 39 per week to 28
Feb-13
Virginia
Christopher Newport University
Public
Cut hours for part-timers and adjunct faculty to 29 per week
483
Feb-13
Virginia
College of William & Mary
Public
Cut hours for part-timers and adjunct faculty to 29 per week
331
Feb-13
Virginia
Norfolk State University
Public
Cut hours for part-timers and adjunct faculty to 29 per week
504
Feb-13
Virginia
Virginia government (all other departments)
Public
Cut hours for part-time and hourly wage workers to 29 per week
1,235
Feb-13
Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
Public
Cut hours for part-timers and adjunct faculty to 29 per week
883
Feb-13
Virginia
Virginia Community College System
Public
Cut hours for part-timers and adjunct faculty to 29 per week
1,479
Feb-13
Virginia
Virginia Dept. of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Public
Cut hours for part-time and hourly wage workers to 29 per week
605
Feb-13
Virginia
Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation
Public
Cut hours for part-time and hourly wage workers to 29 per week
500
Feb-13
Virginia
Virginia Employment Commission
Public
Cut hours for part-time and hourly wage workers to 29 per week
433
Feb-13
Tennessee
Washington County
Public
Reduced hours for part-timers to fewer than 30 per week
Feb-13
Virginia
Wytheville
Public
Lowered cap on part-time hours from 39 to 28 per week
Feb-13
Wisconsin
Land’s End
Private
Reduced hours for part-timers to a maximum of 29 per week
Feb-13
Virginia
Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Public
Cut hours for wage employees to a maximum of 29 per week
Feb-13
Virginia
Dept. of Motor Vehicles
Public
Cut hours for wage employees to a maximum of 29 per week
Feb-13
Virginia
George Mason University
Public
Cut hourly wage workers, including students and adjuncts, to a maximum of 29 hours per week
Feb-13
Virginia
James Madison University
Public
Cut hourly wage workers, including students and adjuncts, to a maximum of 29 hours per week
Feb-13
Virginia
Longwood University
Public
Cut hourly wage workers, including students and adjuncts, to a maximum of 29 hours per week
Feb-13
Virginia
Old Dominion University
Public
Cut hourly wage workers, including students and some adjuncts, to a maximum of 29 hours per week
Feb-13
Virginia
Radford University
Public
Capped teaching loads for adjunct faculty
Feb-13
Virginia
University of Mary Washington
Public
Cut hourly wage workers, including students and adjuncts, to a maximum of 29 hours per week
Feb-13
Wisconsin
Lomira School District
Public
Reduced hours for classified staff to 29 per week
Feb-13
Pennsylvania
Lancaster County
Public
Limited part-time hours to a maximum of 29 per week
Feb-13
Utah
Utah Valley University
Public
Limited hourly workers to a maximum of 28 hours per week and capped adjunct teaching loads
Feb-13
Georgia
Columbus
Public
Capped hours for part-time and seasonal employees at 29 per week
Jan-13
Illinois
Illinois Valley Community College
Public
Capped hours for part-timers at 29 per week
Jan-13
Michigan
Milford Township
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to 28 per week
Jan-13
Michigan
New Baltimore
Public
Cut hours for part-timers, including police cadets, to 28 per week
Jan-13
Nebraska
Omega Foods Inc. (Wendy’s franchisee)
Private
Cut hours to 28 per week for non-management
100
Jan-13
Ohio
Tallmadge
Public
Cut hours part-timers can work to 29 per week
Jan-13
Oklahoma
Treadwell Enterprises (Taco Bell franchise operator)
Private
Reduced hours for some full-time workers to part-time
Jan-13
California
Lake County
Public
Cut hours for extra-help employees to a limit of 25 per week
Dec-12
Florida
Boca Raton
Public
Cut hours for part-timers to 25 per week.
Dec-12
Illinois
Rock Valley College
Public
Capped hours for part-time workers at 25 per week
Dec-12
Maryland
Royal Farms convenience stores
Private
Cut hours for most full-time and part-time workers below 30 per week
Dec-12
Ohio
Fairlawn
Public
Lowered limit on part-time hours from 35 per week to less than 30
Dec-12
Maryland
Chesapeake College
Public
Capped adjunct faculty hours at 28 per week
Dec-12
Ohio
Sugarcreek Township
Public
Capped hours at 28 per week and eliminated paid time off for part-timers
Dec-12
Florida
RREMC Restaurants (Denny’s franchisee)
Private
Cut hours for part-time workers to 28 per week
Nov-12
Iowa
Cedar Falls
Public
Cut part-time hours from 32 per week to 29
59
Nov-12
Michigan
Kga Group (Subway franchisee)
Private
Part-time hours cut below 30 per week
60
Nov-12
New Jersey
Kean University
Public
Cut adjunct course loads
210
Nov-12
Ohio
Stark State College
Public
Capped hours of adjunct faculty at 29 per week
Nov-12
Ohio
Youngstown State University
Public
Capped hours of part-time employees and adjunct faculty
Nov-12
Pennsylvania
Community College of Allegheny County
Public
Cut hours for adjunct faculty and other part-time employees
400
Nov-12
Texas
Pillar Hotels & Resorts
Private
Stepped up hiring of part-time workers among its 5,500 employees
Nov-12
Georgia
PMTD Restaurants LLC (a franchisee of KFC)
Private
Cutting hours for part-timers working 30 hours or slightly above
Oct-12
Illinois
Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches
Private
Cutting hours for part-timers below 30 per week
Oct-12
Illinois
Plainfield Park District
Public
Cut work hours to 27 per week for four part-time workers
4
Jun-12
New York
Bowlmor Lanes
Private
Plan to shift some full-time workers to part-time and limit hours to fewer than 30 per week
Mar-11
Pennsylvania
West Perry School District
Public
Limit new instructional aides to 27.5 hours per week
Jan-11

Pamela Geller is the Editor of Atlas Shrugs.