The union organizing Starbucks opts to bail from another concept it represents

Workers United has filed for regulators' approval to part company with an Ultimo Coffee cafe. The move comes as a majority of the coffee shop's employees take steps to oust the group.


Las Vegas operator is sent to prison for under-reporting sales

Raul Gil, the proprietor of three Casa Don Juan restaurants, was also found guilty of drafting bogus financial records to support his inaccurate tax filings.

Working Lunch: It promises to be an historic year politically, with plenty of pandering by candidates and action on a slew of issues, from service fees to credit-card processing charges

A resolution thwarting adoption of a new definition will be put to a vote within days, according to the International Franchise Association.

Steeper increases were seen among 69 municipalities and counties that also raised their pay floors. Here's a look at where the wage is highest.

More than a dozen restaurants were fined for failing to properly disclose that they pass along swipe fees to guests.

Reality Check: The industry can't publicly condemn Abbott's anti-immigrant measure without looking like a chronic lawbreaker.

Nearly a quarter of the year's 524 workplace homicide victims were serving customers or tending a retail establishment, the figures indicate.

A bill introduced last week would require all restaurants in state-run travel plazas to operate seven days a week. A Chick-fil-A is already in seven of them.

Working Lunch: The developments are unlikely to halt the fault-finding that's erupted. But at least one could foster more respect.

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