Claim: Forever 21 demoted its employees to part-time status “to retaliate against Obamacare.”
Example: [Collected via Facebook, August 2013]
Retail company Forever 21 sent this letter to all full time/non-management employees informing them that they will be demoted to part time, they and their families will lose their health and dental benefits, and they will no longer qualify for paid time off. Employees believe the company is punishing them to retaliate against Obamacare.
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Origins: This letter from the trendy Forever 21 clothing retailer, informing an employee that he or she was being reduced to part-time status (and thus would lose company-provided health insurance coverage) as part of an overall reduction in full-time
According to a response posted by
Forever 21, like all retailers, staffs its stores based on projected store sales, completely independent of the Affordable Care Act. After a recent evaluation,
Last updated: 18 August 2013