Originally Posted by Requiem
First and foremost: Healthcare benefits shouldn't be tied to employment, IMO.
And secondly, they are both dick moves and obviously the employer who is cutting the hours to make sure they don't have to give insurance to those people are dirtballs.
From the people I was speaking of (on a personal basis), they would prioritize what comes with being underemployed as to being employed solidly and having a job that gets benefits. As dumb as they are, unfortunately they know how to work the system and have no shame in doing so.
its a barrier to enterprising people with families- I am glad to see it changing.