Trader Joes

Trader Joe’s interior in Union Square in New York City. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Two-Buck Chuck is not what put Trader Joes in the headlines this week; instead it was their decision regarding health coverage for part-time employees. More specifically, the company announced that it will stop providing health insurance benefits for employees who work less than 30 hours a week, sending them instead to the new Insurance Marketplaces with an extra $500 to help purchase coverage.

Anti-health reform advocates are up in arms and touting this as the latest example of how Affordable Care Act will fail Americans and …read more