Elections Have Consequences

Let's begin a running tally, shall we?

Stryker corporation, a medical device company, lays off workers to pay for Obamacare medical device tax. They aren't alone. Here's a list of 8 more medical device companies laying people off to pay that tax.  List includes other businesses announcing Obamacare-related layoffs, too. (Alternative source for double-checking purposes.)

Papa John's will reduce worker hours and raise pizza prices in response to Obamacare.

Darden restaurants experiment with part-time hires to avoid Obamacare.

Applebee's franchisee says he won't hire because of Obamacare.

Georgia businessman claims he fired workers to avoid Obamacare charges.

Probable effect on contract attorneys.