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The National Restaurant Association claims the decision will impede job creation and create 'big business.'
The NRA's EVP of Policy and Government Affairs provides an update, including an impending ruling on the FTE definition.
Competition is offering merchants new ways to accept payments and this will lower fees over time.
The couple sparred on immigration reform and the regulatory environment, among other topics.
A shutdown means the FDA will limit its activity to high-risk recalls; most routine food safety inspections will be suspended.
Businesses with 50-plus employees now have an extra year to comply with coverage.
Congress is expected to take up immigration reform in July.
Scott DeFife, the executive vice president of Policy and Government Affairs with the National Restaurant Association, said there were 400 to 500 restaurant operators who stopped by the new Solutions Center Booth during the recent NRA Show to inquire about...
Since most foreign tourists won't have access to a PC during their trip, it's critical to offer mobile-based feedback mechanisms featuring short, multi-language surveys.
Operators need to be prepared for unique challenges such as staffing, weather, equipment — repair and maintenance — regulatory permitting fees, insurance and gasoline costs.
New York Councilman Ben Kallos has introduced a bill that would set stricter nutrition standards for kids’ meals that come with toys.
The National Restaurant Association has announced a new alliance with Job Creators Network (JCN) effort to provide entrepreneurs and business leaders with tools to educate employees about public policy issues.
The National Restaurant Association announced in a press release that it is joining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as well as the American Hotel & Lodging Association and Asian American Hotel Owners Association, in an effort to stop the city of Seattle from raising the minimum wage.
The International Franchise Association has asked the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington to issue a preliminary injunction preventing the City of Seattle from raising its minimum wage. The IFA says the city's recently enacted law to...
On Monday, the San Diego City Council approved an ordinance that would raise the minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by January 2017, according to a report from Reuters. It's not a done deal. Mayor Kevin Faulconer, who has threatened to veto the bill, has 10 business days to act.
Industree Exchange, a Washington, DC-based company, has launched to provide health insurance coverage specifically to local restaurants and bars. The Washington Post reports that the company’s objective is to provide affordable options for restaurants as they comply with the Affordable Care Act.
The proposed ban on large soda drinks in New York City, first introduced in 2012, has officially been overruled. New York State’s Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the ban Thursday, saying the city's health department "exceeded its scope of...
The Food and Drug Administration last week announced it was preparing voluntary guidelines for the food industry to lower sodium levels. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg told the Associated Press that sodium is “of huge concern” and that the current level...
Sonic Drive-In is the latest restaurant brand to receive a petition from the Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America group, following similar campaigns at Chipotle, Starbucks and Jack in the Box. The organization’s petition was written after a...
Last week, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a national petition calling on Jack in the Box CEO Leonard Comma to enforce the company’s existing no-firearms-in-stores policy after a rifle-carrying demonstration took place at a Fort Worth,...
The Obama Administration's objective to raise the minimum wage to $10.10, from its current $7.25, hit a major road bump Wednesday as Senate Republicans voted to block the bill. The measure needed 60 votes to pass, but received a vote...
Eric Cantor, the U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader, and Senator Joe Donnelly, will be the featured speakers during the National Restaurant Association's 28th annual Public Affairs Conference, April 29-30 in Washington, D.C. According to a news release, the conference...
The U.S. House of Representatives voted today in favor of H.R.
U.S. Representatives Mike Kelly, R-Pa., Richard Neal, D-Mass., Jim Gerlach, R-Pa., and Ron Kind, D-Wis., this week introduced H.R.
The divide over the minimum wage seems to be growing deeper, with employees staging strikes across the country in favor of an increase, and U.S. CFOs cautioning against such a move. In a new Global Business Outlook survey released by...
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