government

Trump administration backs away from overtime hike

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.

Financing

Tax reform has a downside for Chili’s parent

Deferred taxes have a lower value for Brinker International under revised federal rates, cutting into the casual-dining company's profits.

The department said it'd like a collaborative deal signed last week with Sonic to be a model for restaurant franchisors.

A newly formed national organization is aiming to combat proposals for disallowing the credit.

Is scheduling certainty the next battle in the labor fight?

An employee who marched has been very publicly fired, and a nearby establishment won praise—and threats—for taking a stance.

Statehouses aren't following the federal government's lead in forgoing new requirements on restaurants.

Gov. Mario Cuomo had been a fierce advocate of hiking the minimum to $10.50, but backed off in a last-minute deal with his Republican opponents.

A final vote on the rollback is scheduled for tomorrow. Opponents of the tax say they already have enough votes to override a veto.

Starbucks and others must post warnings about the beverage’s potential health risks, a judge has ruled.

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