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Here is an Example of Why Obamacare is a Job-Killer

November 30, 2015

A recent New York Times opened with a story about a hair salon entrepreneur, LaRonda Hunter. Ten years after opening her first salon franchise, she now has four locations and would like to open a fifth. But at 45 employees, she doesn't want to cross the 50-worker threshold where she would be required to either provide employee health coverage or pay a fine. Under Obamacare, it would be foolhardy for any firm employing low-wage/low-productivity workers to expand beyond 49 employees.


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