Yesterday, we discussed the New York Fed’s survey of employers in its region, in which they blamed Obamacare for raising health insurance premiums 10 percent.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia has just released a similar survey, with similar results. Because of Obamacare:
- 18.2 percent of employers reported that they cut workers, versus 3.0 percent who hired more;
- 18.2 percent reported that the proportion of part-time workers was higher, versus 1.5 percent who lowered the proportion of part-timers;