Colleges struggle with adjunct hours in face of health care law

A number of colleges, including Stark State College in North Canton, Ohio, are asking that adjunct instructors keep their hours to 29 per week or less. Under the new Affordable Care Act, set to take effect in January 2014, those working 30 hours or more are eligible for health care benefits, something many colleges say they can't afford. Other colleges, including The Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh, are trying to create group health plans for adjuncts. "It's the right thing to do to offset the cuts," said David Hoovler, executive assistant to the president at the college.

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