Skip to comments.Obamacare's Pizza Tax: Taxing an Even Larger Slice
Posted on 08/13/2012 12:42:35 PM PDT by 92nina
Papa John's founder John Schnatter caused a stir this week with his comment that the Obamacare law would cause a "hike in pizza prices." The most stirring thing about John Schnatter's statement is...that it's true. As a result of Obamacare employers such as John Schnatter will be forced to change their workforce strategy, which means increasing the costs of products offered to consumers as well as layoffs.
In a study recently released by Mercer, analysts surveyed 1,203 employers, 60% of which were preparing for an increase in cost as a direct result of Obamacare. Of employers hit the hardest by Obamacare, Mercer found the effects would primarily hit retail and hospitality employers who employ "the most part-time and low-paid employees."
To exemplify the effects Obamacare will have on employers:
The Cost of Obamacare is not reserved to retail and hospitality:
|Retail and Hospitality||46%|
|Health Care Services||40%|
|Transportation/ Communication/ Utility||31%|
If legislative action is not taken, the effects of Obamacare will be widespread, hurting employers and potentially costing part-time and low-wage employees their jobs.
Read more: http://atr.org/obamacares-pizza-tax-taxing-even-larger-a7122#ixzz23SOWy5gr
Sounds like Papa John’s might be facing a “Chick-Fil-A Moment”.
Where’s the backlash from commies so we can “appreciate”?
If Papa John’s has Gift cards I would recommend buycotting them instead of pizza as they may not have enough drivers and bakers to keep up with the demand should they have another chik-fil-a moment...