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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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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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National Restaurant Association Statement on House Vote to Repeal Health Care Law

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) released the following statement from President and CEO Dawn Sweeney upon passage of H.R. 6079, the “Repeal of Obamacare Act”: “On behalf of our members, we are pleased the House of Representatives has taken this step, which is in line with our view that given […]

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National Restaurant Association Expresses Strong Concern About Supreme Court Decision on Health Care Law

The National Restaurant Association today expressed strong concern about the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the majority of provisions within the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), including all of the employer requirements which threaten the economic health of the restaurant industry. “Today’s ruling by the Supreme […]

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Chain Restaurant Industry Laments Supreme Court Decision

The National Council of Chain Restaurants Executive Director Rob Green issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) ruling: “Today’s decision will impose costly burdens on the chain restaurant industry, thousands of small business franchisees and their employees. Throughout the legislative debate on the ACA and […]

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