Friday, February 22, 2013

Don't pass out in your Shrek costume - Hit & Run: "Universal Studios to cease offering health benefits to part-time employees."

So much for keeping your plan if you like it.


The Dr. Seuss ride will see you now said...

Isn’t Universal Orlando part of the free market, and isn’t each of these part time workers an individual agent who can contract, or not, at his or her choosing? Will not Universal pay a penalty in the marketplace if its workplace is uncompetitive - or if they do not pay that penalty, doesn’t that mean they’re wise to cut unnecessary costs? Why does Hit & Run hate capitalism?

Eric said...


Universal had a low-premium policy for their mostly younger and healthier employees. Obamacare said it wasn't enough so Universal said "never mind." Win-win for everybody.