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President Obama on Tuesday struck back at critics who claim the Affordable Care Act is to blame for companies cutting back on employee hours. In a sprawling interview with BuzzFeed, the president put the onus on enormously profitable corporations — in this case Staples, which threatened to fire workers who go over 25 hours per week — for the cutbacks.
Under ObamaCare, large companies are required to provide health insurance to employees who work more than 30 hours per week.
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