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- 1. Lawmakers consider key bills affecting restaurants
SOME SIGNIFICANT PROPOSALS CONTINUE TO HANG IN THE BALANCE
The California legislative process is in full swing and quickly approaching a number of deadlines that will determine the fate of more than 2,400 bills in both the Assembly and Senate. By the end of May, measures introduced in their respective houses will either move forward or become two-year bills, which are ineligible for more consideration this year. Several bills that could affect the restaurant association have been delayed, and the California Restaurant Association (CRA) will pick up monitoring those in the next session.
- By Kara Bush
- 2. State sales tax increase among new laws affecting restaurants in 2013
Changes to California laws affecting employers generally and the food and beverage industry specifically may have implications for restaurant operators across the state.
- By Angie Pappas
- 3. FoodVoice to make its industry debut at WFHE
SHOW ATTENDEES CAN ‘SHOW OFF THEIR APP’ FOR A CHANCE TO WIN AN IPAD
(SACRAMENTO – Aug. 6, 2012) – The California Restaurant Association’s (CRA) FoodVoice app will make its grand industry debut at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo (WFHE) Aug. 12-14 at the Anaheim Convention Center. Representatives will be at booth No. 1567 throughout the show to inform restaurant operators about the free dynamic smartphone app.
The CRA's Legal Center consists of a top-notch team of attorneys who take the guesswork out of the multitude of laws and regulations affecting restaurants. CRA members qualify for 15 minutes of free legal advice per month through the Helpline.
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- June 16, 2013
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- June 10, 2013
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- June 7, 2013
- Join MasterCard in its fight against cancer
- June 3, 2013
- Los Angeles restaurant industry to honor Susan Feniger, Mary Sue Milliken with Lifetime Achievement Award
- May 13, 2013
- Sonja Spowart joins California Restaurant Association as senior vice president of finance, operations
- May 13, 2013
- San Diego City Council to vote on proposed changes to sidewalk café regulations Tuesday
- Oppose Berkeley’s local minimum wage proposal
The Berkeley City Council recently requested that the city manager draft a minimum wage ordinance for review and consideration by the city’s commission on labor. A subcommittee of the Commission on Labor will host two public hearings to gather information at 3 p.m. Tuesday or 3 p.m. June 18 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center, 2180 Milvia St., Cypress Conference Room, First Floor.
- Full Assembly to vote on annual minimum wage hikes
This week, the full Assembly will consider AB 10 (Alejo), which proposes to raise the minimum wage by $1.25 over three years and then put wage increases on auto-pilot for annual increases. If approved, this proposal will kick in the same day that the federal government’s employer health care mandate will begin on Jan. 1, 2014. Help the CRA in its efforts by contacting your Assemblymembers via our online system.