Peter Romeo

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Peter Romeo

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Group aiming to lower swipe fees steals a page from the opposition's playbook

Restaurants and their allies argue that a bill intended to reduce processing charges would enhance data security, not undermine it.


Overtime pay to be extended to salaried employees earning less than $43,888

The pool of managers entitled to time-and-a-half pay will jump again on Jan. 1, then increase every three years.

Restaurant Rewind: With the casual-dining greybeard set to begin a new chapter as a British-owned concept, it’s a good time to remember the brand’s decidedly American past.

Simultaneously, the coffee chain's U.S. Supreme Court case commences Tuesday. It challenges certain of the NLRB's regulatory policies.

The agency's food safety arm has been alerted that ground beef products possibly contaminated with E. coli have made it to market.

Nearly 600 operators made their case to lawmakers as part of the National Restaurant Association’s Public Affairs Conference.

Donald Finley, owner-operator of the now-closed Jekyll & Hyde eatertainment concept in New York City, has already repaid the funds he received from the Paycheck Protection Program and another government program.

The ice cream chain intends to lay off staff in June and cut its costs in other ways, but to remain in operation following a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. It is struggling to find a buyer.

A straw poll conducted during the National Restaurant Association's Public Affairs Conference found a nearly 2:1 preference for the Republican ex-president.

A Pagoda by P.F. Chang's is operating in a suburban New York shopping mall. It's the chain's third crack at a fast-casual spinoff.

You're not going to find boba tea or the latest tech there, says CEO James Walker. But you're not going to be bored with the same old same ole, either, he says.

The updated workplace regulations require companies with at least 15 employees to make such concessions as allowing expectant mothers to sit down while working and adjusting schedules to permit time for doctor visits.

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