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Financing

Do restaurants donate to candidates? It’s complicated

While big chains like Wendy’s and McDonald’s don’t themselves donate, some have active political action committees that do.

Workforce

Joe Biden calls for unionization of McDonald’s

The front-runner for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination said the chain’s workforce needs to be organized to counter the franchisor’s power.

The SEIU wants McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King to be summoned to the negotiating table.

A run would not just tarnish the Starbucks founder’s image, but also that of the company, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Initiatives legalizing pot use in Michigan and halting taxes on services in Arizona were also approved.

Several proposals on state and local ballots could profoundly impact restaurants. Here’s a rundown.

The industry now knows what a pile of frozen pizzas were doing inside a Little Caesars, and just how far In-N-Out intends to grow beyond its California roots.

Though little-noticed, these events could have lasting and profound effects on the industry.

The last two weeks have brought a slew of new laws that affect the restaurant industry. Here’s a look, a sort of pre-Halloween scare.

A Washington, D.C., hot spot quickly backtracked from a promo tied to the Kavanaugh hearings, while an Atlanta beer specialist drew fire for hosting a controversial candidate.

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