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Chicago restaurants get last-minute reprieve from drink tax

But the relief could be temporary: Soda costs could be hiked by law next week.

Operations

Immigration authorities mount crackdown in Calif.

This time, 77 businesses, including an unspecified number of restaurants, were alerted that all employees' I-9 forms would be checked. The demand landed employers in a tug of war between federal and state authorities.

The penny-an-ounce charge will extend to any sweetened nonalcoholic beverage, including diet sodas.

The civic leader made the extraordinary move of warning local businesses and residents, saying she hoped to avert panic.

A new city ordinance could restrict grilling methods for barbecue restaurants close to residential areas in the Texas city.

Restaurants influenced more than food trends this week. Just ask those waifs in outlandish outfits who strutted the runways this week in New York City.

The settlement will avert the need for a ruling on whether employers are liable for franchisees' labor practices.

Forty-eight of the 50 states don’t require restaurant workers to have allergen training. But that may be starting to change.

Now Cook County is scrambling to identify means of making up the revenue deficit. One idea floated: legalizing marijuana.

Mayor de Blasio wants to give landlords a choice: rent at a lower level, or pay a special tax.

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