Lawmakers rally to save Washington, D.C.’s tip credit

A majority of the city’s ruling council have co-sponsored a bill that would reverse last month’s ballot measure.


Seattle repeals big-business tax after opposition from Starbucks and others

Pressure from the coffee company, Amazon and others killed the tax, which would have funded anti-homelessness initiatives.

The coffee giant accuses the city of flawed financial decision-making.

Kevin Mohan was appointed interim president as the company cancelled its mini IPO.

The former Papa John’s CFO replaces the retiring Jerry Rebel.

Although economists are still assessing the implications of the proposal, certain provisions are clear wins for restaurants.

A federal judge in Texas has struck down an Obama administration rule that would have raised the salary threshold at which restaurants would have to pay overtime.

To get a read of the industry’s top labor concerns, we partnered with Technomic, Chicago data firm and RB’s sister company. Its Community Panel comprises more than 2,000 foodservice operators. Here’s the scuttlebutt from industry insiders.

The rules and regulations to keep an eye out for in your area.

A bill signed into law yesterday by the governor will penalize restaurants for making last-minute shift changes. It's widely seen as a model for other states.

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