Comments for: Part-time workers still largely lack health care coverage

Posted Oct. 23, 2011, at 5:45 a.m.
Last modified Oct. 23, 2011, at 8:57 p.m.

The news came as a shock: Wal-Mart, the nation’s largest private employer, would not offer health benefits to new part-time employees, the company said Friday. But perhaps it shouldn’t have been so surprising, since only 16 percent of employers offer health insurance to part-timers, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation’s …

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