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Some San Francisco firms using legal loophole to skimp on health care cost
SF Public Press

It’s no wonder there is a hue and cry about an uneven playing field among businesses as they comply with San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance.

The law requires most employers to provide health care benefits to workers who put in at least eight hours a week.

But an analysis of compliance reports submitted by 15 randomly selected employers to the city’s Labor Standards Enforcement Office finds that they spent wildly different amounts on health benefits per employee in 2010, the most recent year reported.