Kathleen Sebelius Claimed Obamacare Isn’t Causing Workweek Reductions



Last week Kathleen Sebelius made a remarkable claim. The Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services claimed that Obamacare hasn’t resulted in workweeks being reduced for American workers, even though one employer after another has said they’ve been forced to cut hours due to this rotten law.

Yet the administration is taking a “There’s nothing to see here” approach. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius told a House of Representatives panellast week:

“There is nothing in place right now in the legislation that would require any employer to change work hours. And we don’t think there is going to be. So whatever is happening to work hours is impossible to tie to the Affordable Care Act. Because there is no connection here in 2013.”

As for the Department of Labor, they’re in no hurry to conduct a study mandated by the PPACA to look at the effects of the employer mandate on wages. (Read More)

Is there a “Whopper of the Year” award? If so, Sebelius should be a contender. But then, she gets plenty of competition.