Restaurants figure into NYC’s new immigrant protection rules

Mocking someone for an accent or lack of proficiency in English, or even using the term “illegal alien,” is now illegal.


DOL issues new overtime pay rules

As expected, the agency raised the exemption threshold to $35,568.

Chain restaurants are required to flag menu items that contain at least 2,300 milligrams of sodium per serving.

The SEIU wants McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King to be summoned to the negotiating table.

New Jersey stiffens penalties for employers, new overtime rules are percolating on several fronts, New Mexico operators fight paid sick leave in controversial fashion and Washington keeps up the pressure on anti-poaching policies.

The measure also calls for phasing out the tip credit.

In what’s believed to be a first-of-its-kind hearing, the City Council pressed operators and outside services for information on how third-party delivery works and what issues need to be resolved.

The attorney general of each has urged the DOL to broaden the definition beyond what franchisors support.

Whether blue or red in 2020, they’re against extending menu labeling.

The Specialty Food Association says the impact would wallop operators within a month.

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