"The costs associated with ACA compliance could ultimately close our doors," the sign reads. "Instead of raising prices on our products to generate the additional revenue needed to cover the costs of ACA compliance, certain Gator's Dockside locations have implemented a 1% surcharge on all food and beverage purchases only."
The company employs a total of 500 people, with about half working full-time. Currently only management receives health benefits, but the restaurant will have to offer coverage to all full-timers once the mandate takes effect. The fee will allow the company to continue offering full-time hours to many workers, according to Sandra Clark, the group's director of operations.
"I'm just trying to keep the employees I have that I've worked hard to train," Clark said.
In addition to the costs of providing health care, the company hired one additional staffer and a consulting firm to make sure it is complying with the law and to assist in the additional tracking of workers' hours and wages required by Obamacare, said Clark.
I see some very thorough audits in some companies futures very soon.
Hard hitting Physical Defense travels wherever you go.
Mobile multi-threat QB that can attack a defense in many ways.
We need that Percy Harvin game changing player, although the Hawks have been good enough to get where they are largely without him. Stewart and DWill can match Lynchs' production if 28 could stay on the field but can they fit under the cap?
A CB or two couldn't hurt.
Can Ron Rivera continue to inspire and lead the Panthers the way Pete Carroll is doing? Love the Panthers but not sure how the AP chose Ron over Pete.
2014 looking very bright, we're on the right track, pretty boy AFC trash like the Broncos can't compete.