The overpopulated restaurant market explains the closure of Heinemann’s Fox Point and Brookfield restaurants, but there is an interesting line in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel story that relates to its Milwaukee restuarant and commissary –
(Heinemann’s co-owner Peggy) Burns also blamed the new Milwaukee ordinance that requires employers in the city to provide sick days to their workers.
I’m shocked, SHOCKED that a business that operates at the margin would go under because it is being forced to pay for 9 days of paid
sick leave vacation.
Revisions/extensions (8:30 pm 1/7/2009) – I need a copy editor.