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Monday, December 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
2019 Legislative Committees Announced »
Dear Industry Leader, Legislative leaders have released the standing committee assignments fo...
Monday, September 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
LaSalle Grill Supports Rep. Walorski's Save American Workers Act »
Walorski, Lipinski Introduce Save American Workers Act Bipartisan Bill Would Restore Traditional 40-Hour Definition of...
Friday, May 13, 2016
Overtime Rule Update »
UPDATED AS OF TUESDAY, MAY 31 Last week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released their final rule this week inc...
Monday, February 29, 2016
Federal Legislation Update »
OVERTIME DEBATE INTENSIFIES More than 100 U.S. House members signed a letter last week asking Department of Labor Secr...
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Indiana could tax travel sites »
By Tony Cook, Indy Star Travel websites such as Travelocity and Expedia would face higher taxes under a proposal pend...
Monday, December 14, 2015
NRA sues NYC over sodium-labeling mandate »
The National Restaurant Association has filed suit against New York City’s Board of Health over its decision to require ch...
Monday, December 14, 2015
Huffington Post: Portland, Maine, Rejects $15 Minimum Wage »
In a rare setback for living wage activists, voters in Portland, Maine, shot down a $15 minimum wage proposal on Tuesday,...
Monday, December 14, 2015
CBS NY: NYC to Spend $10 Million in Crackdown of Illegal Hotels, Airbnb »
New York City is planning to spenjd $10 million over the next three years to help crack down on illegal hotels in the city...
Monday, November 16, 2015
NWI Times: Indiana finalizes payment of unemployment debt »
By Dan Carden INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier businesses no longer will be charged an annually increasing per-employee penalt...
Friday, November 6, 2015
Minimum Wage Debates in ME, ID & WA »
Portland, Maine--$15 wage REJECTED: Greg Dugal of the Maine Restaurant Association led coalition partners – including the...
Friday, November 6, 2015
Important Progress In Joint Employer Debate »
Since AH&LA launched its grassroots advocacy campaign, hoteliers across the nation have sent nearly 2,000 letters to t...
Friday, November 6, 2015
SF Chronicle: Prop. F: S.F. voters reject measure to restrict Airbnb rentals »
By Carolyn Said San Francisco voters handed a victory Tuesday to Airbnb and city residents who want to turn their home...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
IARC Issues Report on Red Meat, Processed Meat »
This week, the International Agency for Research on Cancer - an agency of the World Health Organization - released the det...
Monday, October 26, 2015
Indy Star: Gov. Mike Pence to pay off federal unemployment loan »
Chelsea Schneider, IndyStar In a widely anticipated move, Gov. Mike Pence will pay off a federal unemployment loan, spa...
Monday, October 26, 2015
WTHI-TV: Food & Beverage Tax in Terre Haute? »
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Would a food and beverage tax work in Terre Haute? The candidates for mayor, like many issues,...
Monday, October 19, 2015
InRLA Applauds the State Budget Committee's Action To End the Unemployment Insurance Penalty »
BLOOMINGTON (October, 16, 2015) - Today, the State Budget Committee unanimously ended the Unemployment Insurance Trust...
Friday, October 9, 2015
InRLA Leadership Delivers Testimony in Fiscal Policy Interim Committee Meeting »
October 9, 2015   InRLA Leadership Delivers Testimony in Fiscal Policy  Interim...
Friday, October 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
NWI Times: Lawmakers Unlikely to Ease Funding for Convention Center »
Dan Carden I Northwest Indiana Times The dream of a Lake County convention center, funded by a local food and beverage...
Friday, October 9, 2015
ACA Fix to Protect Small Businesses From Higher Premiums Signed Into Law »
On Wednesday, President Obama signed the bipartisan “Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees (PACE) Act” into law, wh...
Friday, October 9, 2015
WIBC: Local Governments Seek More Leeway to Impose Food and Beverage Taxes »
Eric Berman I WIBC  Legislators are debating whether local governments should have blanket authority to impose foo...
Friday, October 9, 2015
The Journal Gazette: Lawmakers Debate Local Food Taxes »
NIKI KELLY | The Journal Gazette INDIANAPOLIS – Legislative fiscal leaders considered a uniform law Wednesday that wo...
Friday, October 2, 2015
Building Support for Joint-Employer Legislation »
The NRA is making the rounds on Capitol Hill to build support for legislation to roll back the NLRB's new joint-employer s...
Friday, September 18, 2015
Short-Term Online Rental Activity in Congress »
Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) has requested that the Treasury and Labor Departments quantify the size and scope of the sharin...
Friday, September 18, 2015
DOJ Decision on Expedia Merger »
On Wednesday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) decided to approve the proposed deal of Expedia and Orbitz merger. Our...
Friday, September 18, 2015
New York City Mandates High Sodium Labels »
Recently, New York City's Board of Health unanimously adopted an amendment that will require many chain restaurants to put...
Friday, September 18, 2015
FDA Issues More Guidance on Menu-Labeling Law »
The Food and Drug Administration today released additional draft guidance to help restaurateurs comply with the menu-label...
Friday, August 21, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHLA: FY 2016 Per Diem Rates for Indiana »
The Indiana Restaurant & Lodging Association and American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA)  have bee...
Friday, August 21, 2015
AHLA: InRLA Signs Letter to DOJ Opposing Expedia's Acquisition of Orbitz »
Washington, D.C. – Monday, August 10, 2015 – The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA), the sole national a...
Friday, August 21, 2015
FDA: Menu Labeling Mandate Delayed »
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA or we) is extending the compliance date for the final rule requiring disclosure of c...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
NRA: National Restaurant Association Statement on Supreme Court Health Care Ruling »
(Washington, D.C.) Dawn Sweeney, President and CEO of the National Restaurant Association, issued the following statement...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Fox 59: Obama proposes overtime pay for millions of Americans »
INDIANAPOLIS (June 30, 2015) – Reaction is swift to a White House plan that could essentially give an instant raise to mil...

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