The National Labor Relations Board is alleging Au Bon Pain is discouraging its workers at Philadelphia International Airport from engaging in union activities, according to Law360. The NLRB, in response to cases opened by Unite Here Local 274, has filed a complaint against Au Bon Pain.
Polystyrene foam is not recyclable, and can interfere with recycling and waste reduction efforts by contaminating other recyclables.
The ACAdvisor helps businesses track, manage and monitor ACA employment statuses.
The president is backing The Healthy Families Act, which requires employers with 15 or more employees to offer up to a week of paid sick time.
The International Franchise Association announced the addition of Michael Layman as VP of Regulatory Affairs.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 30 this week, which if it becomes law would set the definition of full-time work to 40 hours per week.
On the heels of the FDA's final menu labeling regulations, issued last month, MenuTrinfo is hosting a free webinar with information on how these rules will impact the pizza segment.
The webinar, titled "Any Way You Slice It: Pizza and Menu Labeling," is set for Jan. 7 at 12 p.m.
New York's Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman reportedly plans to investigate the legality of Jimmy John's noncompete agreements.
The regulations affect entities with at least 20 locations nationwide operating under the same name. Attorneys discussed the law’s complexities and answered operator questions during the webinar.
The new group includes nearly 30 lawyers and regulatory professionals with broad experience representing restaurant industry clients in major U.S. and international markets.
Currently, cooks and foodservice managers are capped in the Canadian Federal Trades stream. Caps will be removed from all streams with Express Entry, which launches Jan. 1.
The International Franchise Association has added two government relations and public policy professionals to its team. They include:
Elizabeth Hays Taylor, most recently chief counsel for the Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law, will join IFA Dec.
Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency announced it will delay the 2014 ethanol volume mandate, a move that will continue to affect commodities costs. The announcement was greeted with strong opposition from restaurant industry organizations. "We are disappointed that the...
Workers at Yank Sing restaurant were granted back pay for minimum wage, meal, rest period and other labor code violations.
Card companies will reduce credit card interchange fees over five years by about 10 percent.