Small restaurant chain adds ACA surcharge to diners' checks

|By:, SA News Editor

A restaurant chain in Florida is passing the additional costs on its business of the Obama administration's healthcare program directly to consumers.

Gator's Dockside restaurants patrons report seeing a 1% ACA surcharge. Signs in the restaurant explain the rationale behind the surcharge.

Extra healthcare costs and the threat of a minimum wage increase remain risks to the restaurant industry.