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EC

(12,287 posts)
7. Couldn't the employees
Tue Jul 16, 2013, 01:31 PM
Jul 2013

shop the market instead then and get better policys? I can't understand employers that have the cash that don't offer benefits to their employees. Do they really hold such distain for them? I suspect it's apathy more than anything, we're all replaceable so it really doesn't matter to the employer rather we live or die.

Obamacare penalties spawn 'skinny' plans [View all] Freddie Stubbs Jul 2013 OP
Another shoe drops. GeorgeGist Jul 2013 #1
What could possibly go wrong? Hydra Jul 2013 #2
Big monied companies...hammer...chisel... SoapBox Jul 2013 #3
If it's in Politico it must be true, huh? tularetom Jul 2013 #4
Some employees don't want christx30 Jul 2013 #11
Unfortunately it is true... matthews Jul 2013 #15
Feds provide 'skinny' option to employees too. elleng Jul 2013 #5
Obama won't enforce the mandate on large companies. loudsue Jul 2013 #6
+1 n/t NealK Jul 2013 #18
Couldn't the employees EC Jul 2013 #7
Yes, and doing so will raise the rates of said company's skinny plan due to the shrinking pool. tridim Jul 2013 #8
I'm in the same boat as you... penultimate Jul 2013 #27
Obamacare is such a fraud. Only thing he cares about is protecting the 1%. forestpath Jul 2013 #9
No and No. tridim Jul 2013 #17
Most of us will be better off with it than without it penultimate Jul 2013 #30
Really? Laelth Jul 2013 #10
there are rules, but they have been waived (for one year) Doctor_J Jul 2013 #12
I was aware that the employer coverage requirement was waived for a year. Laelth Jul 2013 #14
What? progressoid Jul 2013 #13
ROFL! SoapBox Jul 2013 #16
This has been a trend for years anyway. Lasher Jul 2013 #19
Keep your employees on part time status so you don't have to pay the employer portion of payroll tax progree Jul 2013 #20
You're right, I don't know what the hell I was thinking. Lasher Jul 2013 #26
State minimume coverage. penndragon69 Jul 2013 #21
Health insurance =/= healthcare. ForgoTheConsequence Jul 2013 #22
There's plenty of posters on DU that "don't get it" either n/t Fumesucker Jul 2013 #25
I'm sorry we're not rich enough. Fearless Jul 2013 #23
Yes, the ACA that we got area51 Jul 2013 #24
leave it to ERISA Industry Committee to exploit any loopholes they can to screw workers. Sunlei Jul 2013 #28
If there was only a way people could of seen this coming... Safetykitten Jul 2013 #29
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