Fox & Hound’s shift to part-time workers contributes to bankruptcy

Fox & Hound’s shift to part-time workers contributes to bankruptcy

Executives say move to avoid health care costs led to high turnover

Worried about the impact of higher health care costs due to the Affordable Care Act, the owner of Fox & Hound and Champps restaurants converted nearly all of their employees to part time. The move backfired, according to court documents, and helped lead to the company’s bankruptcy this week.

The company, Last Call Guarantor LLC, said in a court filing this week that the shift to part-time led many workers to find other jobs. “High turnover results in higher labor cos

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