PTers’ Hours Cut On Over 200 Campuses To Avoid Affordable Healthcare Act

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If one job category stands out for bearing a heavy price from ObamaCare-related cuts to work hours, it might be adjunct college faculty. Part-time employees comprise “more than 75 percent of the total instructional staff as of fall 2009,” according to a 2012 AAUP report. Contrast that with 1969, when just 21 percent of instructional staff was made up of non-tenure-track positions, according to the Pullias Center for Higher Education at the University of Southern California. Among 313 employers now on Investor’s Business Daily (IBD) list of companies that have cut work hours or permanent staff, or shifted to part-time hiring, there are 54 colleges […]
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