It's been a busy week in Washington. From the State of the Union address to the Supreme Court to more on the minimum wage, here's a round-up of hot public policy topics for restaurants.
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While the economic forecast is strong, headwinds caused by the NRLB's joint employer ruling, minimum wage hikes and ACA implementation could curtail QSR franchise growth in 2015.
Though not mandated to offer health care coverage to employees until 2016, restaurants with 50 or more full-time employees are still required to track data monthly throughout 2015.
Franchisors must clearly define their roles to exclude control over the terms and/or conditions of franchisee's employees.
The US government has stepped up its immigration enforcement efforts in recent years, and all employers -- not just large ones, or ones that employ non-citizens -- are at risk of failing an audit.
The United States Supreme Court upheld a majority of the provisions within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), introduced and signed by President Barack Obama in 2010.
Everyone in retail can breathe a little easier today knowing that federal authorities have charged David Benjamin Schrooten, or as he is known in cyber space “Foretezza,” with multiple counts of credit card theft. Allegedly, Schrooten, who is a Dutch national, and his U.S. accomplice, Christopher A.
The move by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to impose limitations on the size of sugar –based beverages permitted for sale in New York City (a 16-ounce limit) is outrageous. It is an intrusion into the lives of the people...
I’ve worked many years for tips. I began my restaurant career when I was 14 (don’t tell the Labor department).