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Tip, Tax,...and Health Insurance Surcharge?

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Tip, Tax,...and Health Insurance Surcharge?

gloriousfood | Apr 15, 2008 06:17 AM

From NY Daily News on a new plan in San Francisco that requires employers with 20 or more employees to provide insurance for each of their workers:

"Those costs are especially hard for small businesses to absorb. A growing handful of San Francisco restaurants are responding to the city's new health plan by adding a health care surcharge of about $3 to $4 to every bill.

"Food, drinks, tax, tip and ... health care. Restaurant owners taking part in this creative approach say they have little choice; it's the only feasible way they can afford to follow the law and keep their doors open. For the most part, they claim, customers don't mind."

What do you think about this? How would you react if you saw this added to your tab?

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