Restaurant Policy and Lobby

 

Complying with the Costly Affordable Care Act

Restaurateurs are searching for ways to mitigate increased costs when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act takes effect in 2014 and any restaurant with 50 or more full-time employees is r
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National Restaurant Association Ramps Up Grassroots Health Care Outreach

The National Restaurant Association announced it is ramping up grassroots advocacy as part of its ongoing efforts to educate Members of Congress on the challenges restaurant operators face in imple

Women Executives Respond to Health Insurance Issues

The organization Women Executives in the Beverage Industry (WEBI) announced a partnership with SASid Insurance Development to provide members of the U.S.
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Tipping Controversies Challenge Tradition

Several New York City restaurants were named in a lawsuit on July 18 over deceptive tipping practices, including Applebee’s, Olive Garden, and Red Lobster.

National Restaurant Association Announces Speakers for 2013 Public Affairs Conference

More than 500 restaurateurs from across the country will convene in Washington April 17-18 for the National Restaurant Association’s 27th annual Public Affairs Conference, which wil

NRA: Proposal Creates Unlevel Playing Field Between Restaurants and Grocery Stores

In a letter to lawmakers March 21, the National Restaurant Association and several restaurant companies said that H.R.

NRA Responds to Ruling to Overturn New York City Beverage Ban

The National Restaurant Association released the following statement about the decision by a New York state judge who struck down the New York City beverage ban March 11. 

Immigration Reform on Track for 2013, NRA Says

The National Restaurant Association said it is encouraged that immigration reform is starting to gather momentum early in 2013.

Liquor Laws are Utah’s Achilles’ Heel

Proposed legislation could make it easier for restaurants that rely on alcohol sales to expand in Utah.

Concealed Handguns in Restaurants Bill Introduced Again in N.C. General Assembly

On January 30, Representative Justin Burr (R-Stanly and Montgomery Counties) introduced House Bill 17 – Gun Permits/Restaurants and Confidentiality.