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Peter Romeo

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Leadership

Another Broken Egg gets a new CEO

The Beekman Group has hired Paul Macaluso, an alumnus of Krystal, McAlister’s and Taco Bell, to spearhead the brand’s growth.

Workforce

Colo. looks to expand overtime eligibility

A new proposal would mandate time-and-a-half pay for salaried employees earning less than $57,500 as of 2026.

Blind consumers say the cards are discriminatory because Braille versions aren’t available.

Forty-seven people have been sickened by yellowfin from a Vietnamese supplier.

The underperforming stores will be shuttered by the end of the year, the chain says.

Mike Burns joins the two-chain company as COO, and Douglas Kwong comes aboard to head marketing.

But the wage-hike plan from Lori Lightfoot would raise the city’s minimum pay to $15 an hour by July 2021.

Parent company HRI Holdings is simultaneously seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and a purchase by Tilman Fertitta's empire.

John Chidsey will succeed Trevor Haynes, who will become president of North American operations.

For the first six weeks of Q4, off-premise business has lifted comparable sales for company units by 7%, according to parent BBQ Holdings.

Labor advocates have amplified their accusations that the chain tolerates sexual mistreatment. They’re also calling again for the franchisor to be treated as a joint employer.

One Group says it will adopt some of what’s worked for its main concept, STK.

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