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Five days after a Texas federal judge struck down the Obama-era overtime rule, the Justice Department announced Tuesday it will drop its appeal, essentially showing support for the court’s determination that the U.
The Obama-era overtime rule was struck down by a Texas federal judge Thursday, putting an end to a controversial and often-hotly contested rule that would have dramatically changed the way restaurants around the country conduct business.
New York City is doing something it isn’t exactly known for: Slowing down. The Big Apple reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding the impending enforcement of the controversial menu-labeling law.
On Thursday, Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran (R-MS) and Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Richard Shelby (R-AL) added language to the FY2018 Commerce, Justice and Science Subcommittee bill to ensure that the Seafood Import Monitoring Program for shrimp is fully implemented on the same timeline with all other species.
Today, the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), New York Association of Convenience Stores (NYACS), and the Restaurant Law Center (RLC) filed suit in the U.
Owning and operating a successful restaurant requires compliance with a myriad of employment laws. Failing to comply with these laws can result in an expensive lesson. There are many employment law myths restaurant owners face in the context of overtime and minimum wage laws that can lead to serious consequences, but there are also steps that restaurant owners and managers can take to avoid those repercussions.
A new executive order from the Trump administration—issued Thursday and intended to scale back regulations and increase grant amounts for apprenticeship programs—could lead to an expanded restaurant workforce.
Whether from spilled soda at the drink station, grease spots near the kitchen, or peanut shells carelessly tossed on the floor by the last customer, busy restaurants are at risk for a seemingly unlimited number of hazards—many of which are just lawsuits waiting to happen.
The notion of servers, bartenders, cleaning staff, counter people, and others sharing tips is nothing new. It’s often a fair practice that will retain quality employees and build rapport amongst team members.
Innovative Coverage Concepts (ICC) is pleased to launch a new commercial umbrella insurance offering that will cover a broad range of restaurant and hospitality risks. The coverage will be available to upscale fine dining and casual dining establishments as well as upscale on-premises catering facilities.
On April 18, President Donald Trump issued an Executive Order to strengthen the Buy America component of the U.S. government’s procurement process. ASPA Executive Director Dr. David Veal made the following statement in support of the order:“President Trump’s Executive Order released on April 18 to strengthen our government’s Buy America program will create new jobs in the Gulf shrimp communities of Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and across the country.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently reached a settlement against a pizza restaurant franchisee with 31 locations in Florida for $140,000. Why? To answer that question we need to unpack the onboarding process and focus on the Employment Eligibility Verification form (the “Form I-9” or “I-9”).
There was a time not so long ago when restaurants had a serious aversion to customers swiping their debit cards. That seems almost comical now. Cash might be king but it hasn’t sat on the throne in ages.
Who doesn’t find inspiration in the story of the teenager from Connecticut who borrows a grand from family and friends to start his own restaurant? As the business begins to take off, he starts to sell franchises, eventually opening over 10,000 locations in 64 countries around the world.