Applebee's N.Y. Franchise Owner Says Obamacare Could Lead to Hiring Freeze

Applebee's is making clear that it is not on a firing rampage because of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) after one franchisee was quoted saying that Obamacare is leading to a hiring and building freeze. Zane Tankel, chairman and CEO of Apple-Metro, an Applebee franchisee for the New York metropolitan area, told Fox Business last week, "We've calculated it will [cost] some millions of dollars across our system. So what does that say — that says we won't build more restaurants. We won't hire more...Full Story
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