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Fight for $15 Low-Wage Workers Ready to Strike in 340 Cities November 29

At precisely 6 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, tens of thousands of low wage workers under the "Fight for $15" movement for higher minimum wage and union rights vow to kick start their most disruptive protest yet in 340 cities. That includes some 20 major airports, servicing 2 million passengers a day.

NRA Says IRS Proposal Would Force Exorbitant Costs on Restaurants

(Washington D.C.) The National Restaurant Association released the following statement last week Thursday regarding the House’s introduction of the Commonsense Reporting and Verification Act of 2015, which affects Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) reporting requirements:

How Businesses Are Handling 2015’s ObamaCare

Under the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), employers with a hundred or more full-time workers are mandated on January 1, 2015 to provide at least 70 percent of their employees with health insurance or owe the IRS $2,000 per worker.

Study Shows Obamacare's Small Business Exchanges Offer Cheaper Coverage

A study shows that rates on the small business exchanges, also know as the SHOP (Small Business Health Options Program) Marketplace, are lower than plans sold elsewhere, a partial fulfillment of the President's promises.

Papa John's Franchisees Frozen Out


NY  Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently served numerous Papa John's franchisees with investigation subpoenas. 

DOL Delays Requirement that Employers Provide Employees Notice under Affordable Care Act

As a further indication of the yet to be written regulations under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”), the United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) has announced employers

Even More Franchises Weigh In on ObamaCare

Franchises Visiting Angels, Bennigan's and Firehouse are finding dealing with ObamaCare difficult, writes Kate Rogers of FOXBusiness.

Wendy's Employees Can Thank Obamacare for Fewer Hours

Wendy’s is the latest fast-food restaurant chain to respond to Obamacare by reducing its workers hours.

2012's Biggest Restaurant Stories

With the new year almost upon us, it's traditional to take a look at where we've been and where we're going.

Diners Support Menu Labeling

McDonald's already implementing calorie labeling
McDonald's already implementing calorie labels. photo/bmm

CHICAGO—In a recent survey of restaurant user attitudes conducted by market researcher Technomic, 65 percent of consumers favor nutritional labeling in restaurants. The strongest demand is to list calorie and sodium content.