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Virginia limits hours of part-time state workers

Bill Sizemore • Feb 9, 2013 at 6:29 AM

RICHMOND — Thousands of part-time state workers are being told they’ll be allowed to work no more than 29 hours a week going forward.

The reason: The federal Affordable Care Act requires that employees working 30 hours a week or more receive health care benefits — which would cost Virginia tens of millions of dollars a year.

The new policy will mean a pay cut for many part-timers, including adjunct college professors.

Read the full story on the Roanoke Times website.

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