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Taco Bell could be becoming paycheck how the president's healthcare law so expensive it's forcing to talk about franchise and got through Oklahoma.
To cut its -- so it's cutting employees' hours making more of its workers part time to avoid paying the higher benefit costs.
Don Imus got her hours cut and to see is that.
And a serious bone to pick with talk about right now Donovan thank you for coming.
What happened to you tell me you -- working how long and how much you working now.
I was working 35 hours a week plus anywhere from 35 to forty hours a week -- and -- more than 28 or less.
And that -- getting benefits.
No none of us for getting benefits.
They were only providing benefits to managers and assistant managers.
So how did they explain at at your Taco Bell why you were being cut.
As they had a sort of meeting and -- -- -- meeting may explain that the company did not want to provide health care and due to their health care initiative.
They would then be cutting everybody towers down from full time to part time no more than 28 hours a week.
Now that -- it their defense we're gonna read a company statement and that that the law does require an X number of workers fifty workers or more over the course of the week.
That you are responsible for providing coverage or paying a penalty if you do not.
So whether provide coverage or not they were under federal edict to do that unless they could find a way around that you just feel you were kind of caught up in this administrative battle.
I think except for all people work product and that's I think a lot of people were actually and -- now people are having to look for second part time jobs and it's kind of hard to turn to second part time job these days there's not enough jobs you know as as we don't have unemployment that anyways.
I think it's only going to get worse.
Now I feel for I I do want -- -- something data from the company itself is a statement from the franchise.
And I quote -- -- -- -- prizes like most businesses are still researching what the Affordable Care Act means.
To our corporations regardless of the conclusion of our analysis we will comply with its laws we do all laws.
That doesn't sound too good for you another -- -- if if there reading.
They're not gonna change their policy so what do you do.
Then are gonna change their policies have my I have my and it's just -- -- another job and -- on.
So you you have let's talk about.
And -- tomorrow's actually my last day.
-- they know that you were gonna be here today.
No they didn't okay.
-- -- -- -- You know you don't care really don't care -- the lack -- on any other job front.
Can you tell us to -- -- prefer not.
I am well I.
Can tell you that there's a restaurant I am looking at its.
Full time waitress job.
Senator -- tips them to stipulate to assess the fact that that will good for you on will be full time job.
Yes they should be -- about thirty to 35 hours a week it for you.
Yes I have three kids you'll a lot of pressure on -- mind.
If -- do.
Hope it works out I mean that I always hated John when I see average good -- there -- folks like you caught in the middle of just would.
Looks like nonsense and here it's trying to -- food for your kid's life for your family.
I hope it works out.
I sure have so I'm I'm sure well.
When you know.
God willing everything works out how are the past -- It will I admire your guts and in your perseverance.
To -- it's a soon to be former.
Taco Bell employee.
-- folks we've got to find a way around this sort of craziness.
Period young woman who wants to work is willing to were quite art.
Do we want to push people like this on government assistance is outlook is that what the goal is peace is willing to work or -- -- and we wonder why when we build these enormous --
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