Pennsylvania’s Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Cutting 400 Instructors, Support Staff & and PT Instructors to Avoid Paying for Obamacare

 

Thanks Barack Obama … America, you get what you vote for.

Obamacare responsible for 400 of the Community College of Allegheny County instructors, support staff and part time instructors having their hours reduced. Obama just things that money grows on trees and has no concept how any business actually works. More revenues must be brought in than expenses paid out. Then again, Obama has not had a budget in 4 years and has increased the federal deficit by nearly $6 trillion in his first term. To any thinking person, it was obvious that colleges, restaurants and businsesses were going to have to cut and make adjustments to pay for being forced to insure individuals.

“It’s kind of a double whammy for us because we are facing a legal requirement [under the new law] to get health care and if the college is reducing our hours, we don’t have the money to pay for it,” said adjunct biology professor Adam Davis.   On Tuesday, CCAC employees were notified that Obamacare defines full-time employees as those working 30 hours or more per week and that on Dec. 31 temporary part-time employees will be cut back to 25 hours. The move will save an estimated $6 million.    “While it is of course the college’s preference to provide coverage to these positions, there simply are not funds available to do so,” said CCAC spokesperson David Hoovler. “Several years of cuts or largely flat funding from our government supporters have led to significant cost reductions by CCAC, leaving little room to trim the college’s budget further.”   The solution, says United Steelworkers representative Jeff Cech, is that adjunct professors should unionize in an attempt to thwart schools seeking similar cost-savings efforts from avoiding Obamacare.



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  • Comments

    6 Responses to “Pennsylvania’s Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) Cutting 400 Instructors, Support Staff & and PT Instructors to Avoid Paying for Obamacare”

    1. Its Me on November 23rd, 2012 5:13 pm

      Im sure we will see much more of this. Those brains who thought up this Obummercare never considered how this will help ruin this country.

    2. Its Me on November 23rd, 2012 5:15 pm

      On second thought could this be part of the overall plan?

    3. Obama’s Part Time Economy | The Lonely Conservative on November 23rd, 2012 5:21 pm

      [...] of service/hospitality employees. (Read More)It isn’t just the hospitality industry, either. Community colleges and small to medium sized businesses are all going to have to rethink their business models. The [...]

    4. A Texas Grandfather on November 23rd, 2012 7:00 pm

      It appears that the people that wrote the Obamacare bill failed to take into consideration the ability of the real business world to adapt to condiditons.

      Obamacare will force those businesses that cannot recover the added costs to become a central core of management with less than fifty employees and the remainder of employees becoming part-time.

      This is what makes centeral planning and socialism so unworkable.

    5. From around the blogroll « THE FIRST STREET JOURNAL. on November 24th, 2012 6:55 pm

      [...] isn’t just the hospitality industry, either. Community colleges and small to medium sized businesses are all going to have to rethink their business models. The [...]

    6. How’s This “Hope & Change”: 7 Million Americans Will Lose Insurance under Obamacare … What Happened to you can Keep your Heathcare Coverage? | Scared Monkeys on February 6th, 2013 7:50 am

      [...] create 100′s of thousands of more jobs, it caused businesses to lay off workers also HERE, HERE and HERE. It did not increase employee  take home pay either. It has all been one big Obama lie [...]

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