Wage and hour disputes are on the rise in hospitality.
The nearly 500-unit chain is carrying positive sales into the final quarter of the year.
While this is just the first step in what may be a long process, it is a welcome development for the restaurant industry.
Critics and attorneys are targeting a common practice that prevents workers from moving between franchises within the same brand.
Industry experts weigh in on what’s changed during the Trump administration—and what’s at stake in the upcoming midterm elections.
For many operators, the Board's latest ruling was a stinging setback.
The lawsuit was attempting to resurrect a previously dismissed case.
The prior Obama-era law is back in play.
Some experts are calling it a 'win-win' for the restaurant industry, and the effects are already being felt for some brands.
TA Restaurant Group, a division of TravelCenters of America LLC, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, opened its first Quaker Steak & Lube Express at the TA trave
Starbucks’ Teavana saga appears to have reached a resolution.
U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, out of Oakland, California, dismissed a lawsuit accusing Starbucks of overcharging customers by underfilling mochas and lattes to reduce milk costs.
It all comes down to a fundamental question at the core of all labor and employment law cases: who is an employer?
Calling the argument “not persuasive,” 7th Circuit judges in a Chicago appeals court ruled that workers could sue both the corporate entity of Jimmy John’s and its restaurant franchisees for denyin
How Republican-lead tax reform could change the industry.
The removal of the controversial rule, often seen as anti-franchise, is a win for many restaurant operators.
House Democrats urge labor secretary to delay decision.
New guidelines would give restaurants flexibility in how they pay workers.
These strategies can lower the amount operators pay in property taxes.
The Obama-era overtime rule was struck down by a Texas federal judge Thursday, putting an end to a controversial and hotly contested rule that would have dramatically changed the way restaurants ar
New York City is doing something it isn’t exactly known for: Slowing down. The Big Apple reached an agreement with the U.S.
Domino's Pizza, a recognized world leader in pizza delivery and digital ordering platforms, was the first pizza company to launch a pizza ordering skill on Amazon Alexa last year.
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The Food Marketing Institute (FMI), National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), New York Association of Convenience Stores, and the Restaurant Law Center filed suit in the U.S.
Now is a great time to dive into limited service, but make sure you're ready for the insurance considerations.
The Department of Labor announced that it was withdrawing the much-maligned guidance. But what does that mean exactly?
A new executive order from the Trump administration—issued Thursday and intended to scale back regulations and increase grant amounts for apprenticeship programs—could lead to an expanded restauran
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McDonald’s brand value is rising, and its hold on the top spot in BrandZ’s rankings shows no signs of slipping either.
President Donald Trump has had a contentious first 124 days in office, but the new administration has assured the restaurant industry that there is a “method to the madness,” according to an educat