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Weekly Standard: Hours Cut for 200 North Carolina Teachers Due to Obamacare

March 26, 2014

Hours Cut for 200 North Carolina Teachers Due to Obamacare

8:01 AM, MAR 26, 2014 • BY DANIEL HALPER
The Weekly Standard 

Two hundred North Carolina teachers are getting their hours cut due to Obamacare, WITN reports.

“Substitute teachers are trying to find ways to substitute their incomes after recent cuts,” says one local anchor.

“Yeah, it’s been a month since we first told you that the school districts would limit work days for subs to under 30 hours a week, all because of the affordable health care act. So what is the impact that it’s having? One sub says she’s now wondering how she will continue to survive and make ends meet without that income,” the other anchor on set adds.

A school spokesman blames Obamacare and says, “The cost for us would be to provide health insurance for everyone, we’re looking at just over a million dollars, is what I’m told, and that’s the lowest cost to this school system.” Read more…

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