I imagine people need full time hours in order to be able to pay the exchange rates !
Franchise restaurant owners have come to Washington seeking a change to ObamaCare that they say could prevent them from having to cut their employees’ hours.
The healthcare law requires large employers to provide insurance to employees who work at least 30 hours per week.
Franchise owners say the employer mandate threatens to erase their narrow profit margins and are telling lawmakers they need to overhaul the law before it’s too late.
“Employees won’t have the hours they need, and they won’t get employer-sponsored healthcare, either,” said Steve Caldeira, president and CEO of the International Franchise Association (IFA).
Poor poor francise owners
Instead of making 500K a year they will only make 350-400K
What is the world coming to where fat cats are no longer exploiting workers but have to actually support them!!!!
A sad sad day for all
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Its also worth mentioning that these people are making your food... keeping it sanitary. These workers could literally kill you by not paying attention to proper food safety. You want to pay them less? You want them to be unhealthy and sick? These people FEED YOU!!!!! Your putting a gun in your own mouth.
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What I am surprised is that most owners have not used the law against Obamacare. That being that it is required that if any business that has more than 50 employees. So all they have to do is simply drop down the number of employees to under that amount and they would be exempt. Or do what so many are doing, and that is in short just hiring part time employees and cease hiring full time employees.
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Many companies are not waiting for such, they are taking action now as to prevent being burdened with the problems of this over bloated law, that is a drain on the country.
seems a lot don't understand franchising on here.
While the Corporations may make massive profits.
A franchise is an authorized seller of a corporations goods.
Almost every Mcdonalds or Dunkin Donuts you go to is an independent franchise which means they get the store
profits and all the overheads for that particular store.
So, they purchase product from McDonalds Corp. but the franchise owner is responsible for all of the bills of that particular establishment.
Not all franchise make profit it is basically a small business.
McDonalds Corp. makes most of their money by selling their product to these authorized establishments.
Maybe you so called "corporate bashers" should learn a bit about business before attacking things you know little to nothing about.
You are actually harming people that may live similar to you but provide jobs for their community.edit on 17-9-2013 by Privateinquotations because: (no reason given)
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Does providing jobs for people in your community not help the community?
Sweeping generalizations do not change this fact. If all it took to own a franchise was lazy people we would all own one.
Not all of them thrive the way people think they do.
Do you provide jobs for a community with your own original idea or do you just attack other people for not doing so?