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Denny’s to Charge 5% ‘Obamacare Surcharge’ and Cut Employee Hours to Recoup Costs

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President Obama’s election victory ensured his Affordable Care Act would remain the centerpiece of his first term in power, but that has left some business owners baulking at the extra cost Obamcare will bring.

Florida based restaurant boss John Metz, who runs approximately 40 Denny’s and owns the Hurricane Grill & Wings franchise has decided to offset that by adding a five percent surcharge to customers’ bills and will reduce his employees’ hours.

With Obamacare due to be fully implemented in January 2014, Metz has justified his move by claiming it is ‘the only alternative. I’ve got to pass on the cost to the customer.’

The fast-food business owner is set to hold meetings at his restaurants in December where he will tell employees, ‘that because of Obamacare, we are going to be cutting front-of-the-house employees to under 30 hours, effective immediately.’

Claiming that he is not anti-insurance Metz has said that he understands the problems this will cause for his employees.

‘I think it’s a terrible thing. It’s ridiculous that the maximum hours we can give people is 28 hours a week instead of 40,’ said Metz to the Huffington Post. ‘It’s going to force my employees to go out and get a second job.’

Obamacare requires businesses or franchises with more than 50 workers must offer an approved insurance plan or pay a penalty of $2,000 for each full-time worker over 30 workers.



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Yea...

just heard on the radio Hostess is shutting down. The bakers union rejected the latest offer. They played hardball and lost. Hostess brands will go up on the auction block Monday morning. Fascism has failed. We need to return to free market economics.

This is just the beginning....

by this time next year, unemployment will be over 10% and even obummer will be ready to repeal obummerCare.

We are about to witness the largest series of layoffs, firings, and reductions on hours worked ever in modern American history.

America will look like Greece with guns in a bout a year. Prepare.

good for him--give the people what they asked for

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