Exemptions, hiring, harassment: Legal issues in F/S--what you should know
- Count Down to Zero. // Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery;Jul2008, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p27
The article reports that foodservice establishments with more than 10 outlets will be required to list calories on menu boards effective August 2008 in King County, Washington.
- Bill may end state's beef with lawsuits. Casale, Jeff; Hofmann, Mark A.; Veysey, Sarah; Zolkos, Rodd // Business Insurance;2/28/2011, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p22
The article offers information on the approval of the Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act in Minnesota which would prohibit plaintiffs from suing restaurants and others for weight gain, obesity and health problems allegedly caused by long-term consumption of fattening foods.
- States pick up the pace on foodservice legislation. // FoodService Director;05/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p36
Focuses on state legislation in the food service industry of the United States. Nature of policies instituted in New York; Controversial measure passed in California; Margin by which New Hampshire dismissed a proposed state-wide ban on smoking in food service establishments; Controversy in the...
- Clinton signs Food Donation Act. // Nation's Restaurant News;10/14/96, Vol. 30 Issue 40, p3
Reports on US President Bill Clinton's signing of the Good Samaritan Food Donation Act.
- 1 hurdle down, 2 to go for tort-reform package. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;3/27/95, Vol. 29 Issue 13, p1
Reports on the tort-reform package passed by the US House of Representatives and its impact on the foodservice industry. Limitation on product liability; Restriction on punitive or noneconomic damages in both state and federal civil lawsuits; Elimination of joint and several liability.
- Board votes to allow mobile food trucks. Flinchpaugh, Brian // St. Charles Journal;6/27/2012, Vol. 47 Issue 26, pA6
The article cites that the Board of Aldermen in Lake Saint Louis has approved a bill on June 18, 2012 allowing mobile food trucks such as Dan Kelly's gourmet lunch-time hot dogs.
- House bill would exempt operators from music fees. // Nation's Restaurant News;8/22/94, Vol. 28 Issue 33, p2
Reports on the United States House of Representatives' introduction of a legislation exempting food service operators from paying licensing fees for the music they play. Representative Jack Reed as sponsor of bill; Creation of arbitration process to handle fee disputes.
- Ready or Not. // Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery;Jul2007, Vol. 96 Issue 7, p50
The article reports on the implementation of the new regulation for the food service industry which prohibits the use of trans fat in fast food and doughnut outlets in New York City.
- Congressmen reintroduce 'Tip Tax Fairness Act.' // Nation's Restaurant News;5/19/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 20, p246
Reports on the reintroduction of the 'Tip Tax Fairness Act' which compels restaurant employers to report their employees' tips to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.