Walmart Cutting Health Care For Part-Timers

By Carla Murphy Oct 08, 2014

Things are going to get a bit tougher at home for some of your local Walmart associates. Citing rising costs, the nation’s largest private employer recently announced plans to cut health insurance for 30,000 domestic part-time employees, or those working less than 30-hours-a week. Wal-Mart employs 1.4 million people in the U.S. Its decision to cut healthcare for part-timers puts it "among the last of its peers," Business Insider reports, following in the footsteps of Target, Home Depot and others.

Read more at Business Insider, including plans to increase premiums for employees who will remain insured.