There is a trend in the discussion in relation to Obamacare about the shift to part time work. This is just false. The move to part time workers is actually a larger market labor trend that began during the Great Recession. As the chart below highlights you can see a clear spike in the rise of involuntary part time work, that is part time workers who are working part time but wish to work full time.
This post was cross-posted at The Political Line