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Returning to a traditional 40-hour definition would benefit employees through more hours and income, say trade organizations.
The focus on establishments that serve food items will become more prevalent as the number of people born with allergens continues to increase.
New nutritional policies offer a great opportunity for restaurants to partner with schools to deliver healthy menu options for students.
Fans, politicians are calling for a boycott of Burger King after company establishes Canadian headquarters.
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.
Senator Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Lamar Alexander have introduced the National Labor Relations Board Act on the heels of the NLRB's decision ruling that McDonald's is culpable for wage theft accusations raised by its franchisee employees. In response,...
Franchise owners across a number of industries are in Washington, DC, today to voice their opposition to the recent National Labor Relations Board ruling against McDonald's that stated the company shares joint employer status with their franchiees. Because of the...
Russian courts have upheld the temporary closure of McDonalds' three units in Moscow.
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...
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