government

Soft drink tax to begin Aug. 2 in Chicagoland

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

Workforce

Oakland mayor warns of another immigration crackdown

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.

The participants have discussed what they’ll do if the merger is blocked

Restaurateurs will have a chance to comment on the revision proposed by the FDA.

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