Government Policy and Regulation

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September 6, 2022

California Governor Signs FAST Recovery Act

On Labor Day, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the first-of-its-kind legislation into law, which will establish a 10-member Fast Food Council to set standards for minimum wages and working conditions for fast-food restaurants consisting of 100 or more units.

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August 31, 2022

McDonald’s President Calls FAST Act ‘Lopsided, Hypocritical and Ill-Considered’

Joe Erlinger says the legislation would create an unfair playing field, targeting some restaurants while excluding others.

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August 30, 2022

California Bill To Create Fast Food Council Heads to Governor’s Desk

The California Senate passed a bill on Monday that would establish a council to regulate wages and working conditions for fast-food industry employees.

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July 28, 2022

Drone Delivery Startup Gets FAA Approval To Double Service Area

The approval increases Flytrex’s potential customer base from 40,000 to 100,000, says the company.

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July 28, 2022

EPA Denies NAFEM’s Request To Delay Oven 3.0 Implementation Date

NAFEM argued that supply chain delays were causing parts to be unavailable and that more time was needed for testing and validating new components.

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July 18, 2022

NAFEM To Testify at ITC Hearing This Week About Impact of Tariffs

The association says Section 232 and 301 tariffs are causing members “severe economic harm.”

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July 13, 2022

Deadlines Approach for New Energy Star Requirements

Next month, manufacturers’ certification bodies will be required to stop certifying to former Energy Star specs for commercial refrigerators, freezers and ovens.

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June 24, 2022

Restaurants Canada Displeased With Timing of Country’s Plastics Ban

Restaurants Canada says the ban singles out the foodservice industry that’s still focused on “survival and recovery” from the impacts of COVID-19.

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June 14, 2022

Restaurant Association Lauds Passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

The association says the new law should reduce shipping costs and improve supply chain disruptions.

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June 2, 2022

5 Ways To Help Dealers Amid Market Challenges

Singer Equipment Co. offers operators tips on how they can partner with dealerships to mitigate market challenges. Hint: Expect the unexpected.

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