Continued from page 1 There are some adjustments restaurateurs can make to help address higher costs associated with the health care law, Kahley said. One option is to reallocate labor and hours. Kahley said operators could reward their best performers by scheduling them to work more than 30 hours, thereby allowing them to be eligible for the health care benefits the company offers. At the same time, marginal performers can be managed to a part-time status of 28 or 29 hours a week, ...

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