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ADA

CCDA seminar for NorCal community restaurants

An important and valuable opportunity is available to restaurant owners and managers in Northern California this month.

 

Through a partnership with the CRA, the California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA) will be presenting information on ways of making your business accessible to customers who have disabilities.

Government Affairs

The CRA discusses ADA lawsuit reform

The CRA gathered local restaurants in San Diego recently for a Restaurant Roundtable discussion on the federal application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the continued trend for “gotcha” lawsuits against restaurants. They have been focused on business websites, even though no individual’s access to an establishment was limited or where there was no harm to any individual.

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What is a chargeback and how can one be avoided?

Rule #1 of running your restaurant is to keep expenses as low as possible while eliminating unnecessary costs. And yet, one of the essential investments any restaurant needs to make is the ability to accept credit cards and a variety of other payment options.

Member Development

Chapter Focus: Los Angeles

LA Chapter members and Board

The California Restaurant Association actually began in Los Angeles in 1906. Then, it was called the Los Angeles Hotel and Restaurant Men’s Association.

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No Signature Required

As of April 2018, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa no longer require merchants to obtain signatures at the point-of-sale for credit and/or debit transactions.

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How to Attract More Job Candidates and Make Better, Faster Hires

If you’re struggling with filling your candidate pipeline, or dealing with escalating cost-per-hire and time-to-fill, there are a few critical factors you should evaluate. Sometimes a minor change can make a significant difference when candidates are learning about your jobs.

Government Affairs

Restaurant Day FAQ
What is Restaurant Day at the Capitol?

California Restaurant Association (CRA) Restaurant Day at the Capitol is an annual event sponsored by CRA, where restaurant owners and operators like you gather to learn and practice lobbying for industry legislation at the state level.