Hub International Limited, a leading global insurance brokerage, announced the launch of its Hospitality captive, an exclusive member-owned group captive insurance solution. The captive was designed for hospitality clients and prospects to gain better insight into exposures and risks, and to turn that knowledge into cost savings and rewards with the potential to earn back as much as 60 percent of their insurance premium.
U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-IN), Jerry Moran (R-KS), and James M. Inhofe (R-OK), with support from the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA), introduced the DRIVE-Safe Act, critical legislation that addresses the massive driver shortage affecting the movement of commerce in our country and provides enhanced safety training for emerging trucking professionals.
On Monday, May 21, the Supreme Court ruled that class- and collective-action waivers in employee arbitration agreements are enforceable and may prohibit employees from pursuing class- or collective-action lawsuits for workplace claims, a decision that could alter employment contracts in the restaurant industry moving forward.
The best restaurateurs are good at the details: they pay attention to what ingredients go into the food, how each dish is plated and served, how much liquor is sold, and how quickly the tables turn.They need to train that same laser focus on a critical piece of paper that can spell the difference between big profits and big headaches: the lease.
As foodservice companies continue to find new markets to operate in, foreign reporting for tax purposes has grown in complexity due to an increased level of scrutiny in the last several years.U.S.-based foodservice companies with foreign subsidiaries use Form 5471 to report activity abroad on its U.
Chef Jose Garces’ has filed for bankruptcy and will sell the 13 remaining restaurants in his portfolio, which once numbered as large as 30.The move could either grant the chef more time in repaying debts or to reduce the amount owed under bankruptcy protection law.
May 7 marked the official start date for the oft-delayed menu-labeling laws. It took nearly a decade, but at last restaurants and other away-from-home food retailers are being required by federal obligation to include calorie counts on menus and signage.
Restaurant owners and operators should expect face-to-face inquiries about their marketing and promotional relationships with producers and distributors from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB).
Representatives Duncan Hunter (CA-50) and Trey Hollingsworth (IN–9), with support from the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) and the American Trucking Associations (ATA), introduced the DRIVE-Safe Act Wednesday, critical legislation that addresses the massive driver shortage affecting the movement of commerce in our country by promoting opportunity and enhanced safety training for emerging members of this growing workforce.
Mike Isabella, a former “Top Chef” contestant who turned his stint on the reality TV show into an 11-location, $30 million restaurant empire in the nation’s capital, is the latest food industry figure accused of sexual harassment.
The National Labor Board unanimously vacated its December Hy-Brand joint employer ruling Monday (February 26), meaning restaurant operators around the nation will once again be subject to the 2015 Browning-Ferris test for determining joint employment.
The so-called “joint-employer” ruling was overturned by a U.S. labor board Thursday. In a 3-2 decision, the Republican controlled National Labor Relations Board reversed the standard it set in a 2015 case involving Browning-Ferris Industries Inc.
Handling sexual harassment claims can be overwhelming and terrifying for every business—from small restaurants to HR professional’s at large food and alcohol industry corporations, but it shouldn’t be.
Five female workers filed a sexual harassment lawsuit Tuesday against upscale seafood chain McCormick & Schmick’s, alleging constant groping and verbal abuse from male supervisors and co-workers, including the executive chef, at the company’s restaurant near Faneuil Hall in Boston.
After four women accused celebrity chef Mario Batali of touching them inappropriately, a Care2 petition is calling on Target to drop his cookware line. The petition has gathered over 2,000 signatures.“The restaurant industry is notoriously an abusive workplace.