Sinclair Community College estimates it will cost up to $4.2 million to provide health care benefits to part-time employees who could qualify for coverage under a looming mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act.
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What would it take Sinclair Community College to fund $4.2M to pay for the Affordable Care Act mandate regarding benefit eligible employees?
4.8 percent — Reduce salary for all full-time and part-time employees
9 percent — Increase tuition and fees
28 leave days — Eliminate three personal days, 15 sick days and 10 vacation days
33 days — Furlough all non-faculty employees
34 percent — Reduce non-personnel discretionary budgets, such as travel, supplies, special events college-wide
48 percent — Raise employee share of health care premium (current is 20 percent)
54.5 percent — Reduce student and other hour part-time employee wages
60 positions — Lay off full-time employees
Source: Sinclair Community College