Government http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44093/more en State of the Union addresses paid sick leave, minimum wage http://nrn.com/government/president-obama-urges-congress-lift-middle-class <div class="field-deck"> President Obama suggests moves some in the restaurant industry say could burden small businesses </div> <div class="node-body article-body">President Obama suggests moves some in the restaurant industry say could burden small businesses</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/government/president-obama-urges-congress-lift-middle-class" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/government/president-obama-urges-congress-lift-middle-class#comments Government Latest Headlines Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:29:00 +0000 124481 at http://nrn.com <p>President Barack Obama</p> Photo: Larry Downing-Pool/Getty Images Opinion: Business community needs to step up on minimum wage http://nrn.com/opinions/opinion-business-community-needs-step-minimum-wage <div class="node-body article-body">Last year’s minimum wage campaign was always about more than just raising the minimum wage</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/opinion-business-community-needs-step-minimum-wage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/opinion-business-community-needs-step-minimum-wage#comments H.R. & Training Government Opinions Wed, 14 Jan 2015 16:00:00 +0000 123741 at http://nrn.com Opinion: Stopping the export of Proposition 65 http://nrn.com/opinions/opinion-stopping-export-proposition-65 <div class="node-body article-body">The proposition requires businesses that serve Californians to warn consumers of any possible exposure to one of nearly 800 chemicals</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/opinion-stopping-export-proposition-65" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/opinion-stopping-export-proposition-65#comments Government Opinions Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 123411 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Menu Watch: Foie gras returns to California tables http://nrn.com/whats-hot/restaurant-menu-watch-foie-gras-returns-california-tables <div class="field-deck"> Ban is overturned, sparking joy, protests and name-calling </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ban is overturned, sparking joy, protests and name-calling</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/whats-hot/restaurant-menu-watch-foie-gras-returns-california-tables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/whats-hot/restaurant-menu-watch-foie-gras-returns-california-tables#comments Government Food Trends What's Hot Fri, 09 Jan 2015 21:36:00 +0000 123451 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Minimum wage debate: New location, old arguments http://nrn.com/opinions/minimum-wage-debate-new-location-old-arguments <div class="node-body article-body">The bad arguments being used in favor of a wage hike are still the same</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/opinions/minimum-wage-debate-new-location-old-arguments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/opinions/minimum-wage-debate-new-location-old-arguments#comments Government Opinions Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:00:00 +0000 123241 at http://nrn.com New York City to ban plastic foam containers http://nrn.com/sustainability/new-york-city-ban-plastic-foam-containers <div class="field-deck"> City is largest jurisdiction in U.S. to prohibit use of the material </div> <div class="node-body article-body">City is largest jurisdiction in U.S. to prohibit use of the material</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/sustainability/new-york-city-ban-plastic-foam-containers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/sustainability/new-york-city-ban-plastic-foam-containers#comments Government Latest Headlines Sustainability New York Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:42:00 +0000 123361 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock California foie gras ban overturned http://nrn.com/government/california-foie-gras-ban-overturned <div class="field-deck"> Ruling paves way for item to return to restaurant menus in the state </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ruling paves way for item to return to restaurant menus in the state</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/government/california-foie-gras-ban-overturned" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/government/california-foie-gras-ban-overturned#comments Government Latest Headlines Food Trends West Thu, 08 Jan 2015 17:03:00 +0000 123311 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Restaurant groups seek to change definition of ‘full time’ http://nrn.com/hr-training/restaurant-groups-seek-change-definition-full-time <div class="node-body article-body">Lobbyists aim to bump ACA’s 30-hour-per-week definition to 40 hours</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/restaurant-groups-seek-change-definition-full-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/restaurant-groups-seek-change-definition-full-time#comments H.R. & Training Government Latest Headlines Wed, 07 Jan 2015 20:41:00 +0000 123231 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock <p>Scott DeFife, NRA&#39;s executive vice president for policy &amp; government affairs</p> Photo courtesy of NRA IFA: Franchise growth strong, but headwinds persist http://nrn.com/government/ifa-franchise-growth-strong-headwinds-persist <div class="node-body article-body">Association casts warnings about effects of NLRB ruling, Affordable Care Act</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/government/ifa-franchise-growth-strong-headwinds-persist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/government/ifa-franchise-growth-strong-headwinds-persist#comments Franchising Government Latest Headlines Wed, 07 Jan 2015 19:12:00 +0000 123211 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock 21 states to increase minimum wage in 2015 http://nrn.com/government/21-states-increase-minimum-wage-2015 <div class="field-deck"> NRN breaks down what restaurant operators can expect in each state </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NRN breaks down what restaurant operators can expect in each state</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/government/21-states-increase-minimum-wage-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/government/21-states-increase-minimum-wage-2015#comments Government Latest Headlines Fri, 19 Dec 2014 20:08:00 +0000 122631 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock