It took a while, but a positive aspect of ObamaCare has finally come to light; the disastrous healthcare legislation will apply some justice to the pointy-headed moonbats in academia who helped install Obama in power:
Temporary faculty members at Arizona State University are feeling a sting from the Affordable Care Act, even though a key component of the law does not go into effect until January 2015.
ASU administrators recently notified non-tenured associate faculty members that they will be limited to teaching six credit hours per semester beginning this fall, which amounts to two general-education courses.
“It’s like getting a punch in the stomach. For some people it’s a major financial setback,” said Mariam Cohen, a Scottsdale psychiatrist who teaches religious studies at ASU. …
Beginning in January 2015, ASU will be obligated to provide health-care coverage to employees who average 30 hours or more per week. Though enforcement of the law is a year and a half away, ASU is entering a legally required “baseline monitoring period” for implementation of the law this fall, [ASU spokeswoman Sharon] Keeler said.
Temporary faculty at ASU is hardly alone, as even liberal NBC admits:
NBC News contacted around 20 small businesses and other entities for this report and found that employee hours are being cut to 29 hours because of Obamacare, despite the delay of the employer mandate.
Don’t have insurance? The hammer will come down on you too. Scheduled penalties:
Like all things federal, the penalties will get bigger and bigger until either they crush us or we develop the character to rebel.
On tips from Laurie and Bob Roberts.