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4 Companies Screwing Their Workers Out of Health Insurance as Health Care Exchanges Open

Low-wage workers are now worrying about whether companies will cut hours to avoid the Obamacare employer mandate.

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4. Home Depot

The hardware corporation told employees last month that part-time workers would have their health coverage dropped. The 20,000 part-time workers will now have to try their luck on the marketplace exchanges.

“We're going to shift them over to the public exchanges, where there are more options,” a Home Depot spokesman said to Reuters.


Alex Kane is AlterNet's New York-based World editor, and an assistant editor for Mondoweiss. Follow him on Twitter @alexbkane.

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