The WSJ finds anecdotal evidence that restaurants and bars have been converting much of their...

|By:, SA News Editor

The WSJ finds anecdotal evidence that restaurants and bars have been converting much of their staff to part-time from full time so that they don't have to provide health insurance as mandated by the Affordable Care Act. Companies in the sector have been adding 50,000 jobs a month since since April, although the average work week for staff has risen slightly to 25.6 hours this year from 25.5 hours in 2012.