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Overtime Rule Fallout: Fast Food Managers Told To Punch Clock

Overtime Rule Fallout: Fast Food Managers Told To Punch Clock

Fast-food companies are bracing for a blow to employee morale when their salaried managers have to start punching the clock. Bad vibes, not higher pay, may be the biggest impact of the new Obama administration overtime rule, set to take effect Dec. 1. In a second-quarter earnings call with analysts, […]

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Is Your Restaurant Stressing over Obamacare? Time Is Not on Your Side!

Is Your Restaurant Stressing over Obamacare? Time Is Not on Your Side!

As if you do not have enough on your restaurant’s plate, now you have to deal with the fallout of the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Affordable for who? We cannot deal with the hundreds of thousands of pages of documents and regulations. That info is available for your personal […]

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National Restaurant Association Statement on ACA Employer Mandate Final Rule

The National Restaurant Association today thanked the Obama Administration for extending transition relief to some employers impacted by the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Department of Treasury announced today that employers with 50 to 99 employees will be given until January 2016 to comply with the ACA’s employer mandate of providing […]

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More Restaurants Replace Full-Timers, Concerned About Insurance

Ken Adams has been turning to more part-time workers at his 10 Subway sandwich shops in Michigan to avoid possibly incurring higher health-care costs under the new federal insurance law. He added approximately 25 part-time workers in May and June as he reduced some employees’ hours and replaced other workers […]

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Five Guys: Obamacare will boost burger prices

The fight over Obamacare, so far held at the 30,000-foot level, is about to hit home. The latest impact hot off the grill: prices of burgers and hot dogs at Five Guys, the national chain that started in Washington, are going to rise to cover the president’s mandated insurance coverage. […]

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Darden Provides Update on its Restaurant Staffing Plans Under Healthcare Reform

Darden Restaurants, Inc. today provided an update on its full-time staffing plans for 2014 following thorough testing of potential changes in the composition of its workforce in connection with healthcare reform.  The company has determined that: None of Darden’s current full-time employees, hourly or salaried, will have their full-time status […]

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The Cheesecake Factory CEO Talks Success, Obamacare

The Cheesecake Factory started as one restaurant in Beverly Hills, and now it has more than 170 locations and is expanding internationally. Founder and CEO David Overton speaks to the “CBS This Morning” co-hosts about the success of his company.

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Texas pizza restaurant owner not expanding or hiring because of Obamacare

A Texas pizza restaurant owner has shelved her plans to open a new location because she does not yet know how Obamacare will impact her business. “I want to grow and hire more people, but Obamacare is making me think about cutting jobs instead,” Judy Nichols, a Papa John’s pizza […]

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