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Business groups sue to stop 'quickie' union elections

The coalition said the NLRB overstepped in ruling that employers and employees could have as little as 14 days to prepare for a yea-or-nay vote on unionizing.

Businesses find creative ways to cope with minimum wage hikes

“You schedule as tight as you can,” as one restaurateur expressed it to the Los Angeles Times.

State lawmakers won’t move forward with increasing liquor license fees by 50 percent.

Two years after San Francisco became the first of a growing list of jurisdictions to limit restaurant scheduling, the industry is contending with some unexpected side effects.

Are you using cartoon characters to market not-so-healthy meals to kids? The First Lady would like you to stop.

Restaurants, caterers and outdoor food stall operators all must now identify housemade meals with a special logo. The goal is to preserve the nation's culinary reputation, but critics argue the new rules are confusing.

The increases of 7 and 15 cents, respectively, take effect Jan. 1 because of the state wage law’s automatic indexing feature.

The review highlights such responsibilities for restaurateurs as providing paid sick leave and altering background checks.

The House approved a bill yesterday that would narrow the scope of employees who have to be covered, but President Obama has already promised a veto.

The National Restaurant Association’s top government-affairs job will be filled by Dunkin Brands’ Cicely Simpson in mid-May.

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