Did not know that was legal
Go ahead and put that on my bill. I would deduct that straight from any tip I was going to give.
I will never eat there again.
So what did you morons think was going to happen? You vote for giving government the power to force your employer to give you an added benefit at his expense. Did you think he was going to just chalk it up as a loss? He has to find a way to pay for this, just as anyone must. This leaves him with one of two choices: Cut costs by cutting hours or staff, or pass that cost on to the consumer.
At least Gator's is being transparent about it, instead of just raising prices without telling you why.