Restaurant Policy and Lobby


NRRDA Hosts Webinar Series on Industry Laws, Practices

The National Retail and Restaurant Defense Association (NRRDA) is pleased to announce a series of four free, members-only webinars over the next four months, designed to further members’ educ

Restaurant Associations Oppose Dept. of Labor on Tip Sharing

Restaurant industry trade associations have filed a lawsuit against the U.S.

Sodexo Announces Phase Out of Gestation Stalls by 2022

Sodexo Inc., the leading provider of Quality of Daily Life Solutions in North America, announced today that it will work with pork suppliers to phase out the use of gestation stalls in its supply c

NRF, NCCR Launch New Health Care Page

In an effort to consolidate and communicate the National Retail Federation and National Council of Chain Restaurants’ position on the health care law, the NRF recently launched a

NRF, NCCR Join Legal Brief Against Micro-Unions

The National Retail Federation and its National Council of Chain Restaurants division joined a broad coalition of business organizations today to file an 

Egg Industry, HSUS Ask Senate to Pass Hen Welfare Amendment

In an unprecedented alliance, The Humane Society of the United States and the United Egg Producers are calling on the U.S.

NRA Applauds Passage of Health Care Cost Reduction Act

The National Restaurant Association today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing the bipartisan “Health Care Cost Reduction Act of 2012” (H.R.

NRA: Swipe Fee Reforms Have Provided Important Benefits

A year after a bipartisan majority of senators stood up to protect debit swipe fee reforms, the National Restaurant Association today noted those reforms have provided i

Kendall College President Champions “Sip and Spit” Bill

On May 29, the Illinois Senate passed the “Sip and Spit” bill, which will allow hospitality and culinary students over the age of 18 to legally taste alcoholic beverages in the classroo

Government, Restaurants at Odds Over Nutrition

New study shows that vast majority of restaurants are over USDA limits.