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Why it sucks to operate restaurants in Calif.

The last two weeks have brought a slew of new laws that affect the restaurant industry. Here’s a look, a sort of pre-Halloween scare.

Workforce

Fight for $15 plans 'massive' action against restaurants

The union-backed group is inviting workers across a number of industries to bolster the pressure by joining what it's calling a three-day "coast-to-coast uprising."

The decision could require restaurants to forego the tip credit for side work and untipped activities.

The revision would greatly narrow the instances where restaurant employers could be held responsible for the employment practices of their franchisees.

The federal agency says there’s no evidence to support the restaurant-opposed move.

The sweep targeted restaurants and other businesses in Nebraska, Minnesota and Nevada that allegedly conspired to place and exploit undocumented recruits.

The Justice Department says the investigation into the use of revenue-shaving software is ongoing.

Starbucks has vowed to cut unit-level administrative tasks in half, while Del Frisco’s is reducing its dependence on beef. And those aren’t the only ways restaurant operators are subtly improving their lot.

A cattle rustling by one of Chick-fil-A's competitors was just one instance of operators pushing the traditional boundaries of the restaurant business this week.

New healthcare insurance options promise to bring down the cost of coverage for small businesses like restaurants, making a key employee benefit more affordable. Here, in layman’s terms, is what operators need to know about the new choices.

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