By Peter Romeo, Director of Digital Content, July 14, 2017
The action could be a test of local jurisdictions' ability to adopt disclosure requirements while the federal mandate is on hold until May. Industry officials fear that restaurant chains may be subject to a patchwork of regulatory obligations and penalties.
By Peter Romeo, Director of Digital Content, June 30, 2017
The U.S. Department of Labor said it will not press in court for doubling the compensation threshold that determines which restaurant managers and assistant managers qualify for overtime pay.
A new scientific discovery could be a pain for all operators. Meanwhile, colleagues continue to illustrate what not to do when situations are trying.
By Peter Romeo, Director of Digital Content, Dec. 12, 2016
Here's what Trump's nominee for Secretary of Labor has said about labor issues of crucial importance to the restaurant industry.
By Peter Romeo, Director of Digital Content, Dec. 8, 2016
One of the industry's own has been chosen as Donald Trump's nominee for Secretary of Labor. With a sympathizer in place, restaurants would have a strong chance of seeing such hated measures as the new overtime rules and joint employer reclassification rolled back.
By Peter Romeo, Director of Digital Content, Nov. 21, 2016
Tony Hu, the "mayor of Chinatown," had pleaded guilty to hiding as much as $10 million in revenues over a five-year period.