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March 27, 2020
CARES Act fixes tax depreciation schedule mistake

Qualified Improvement Property schedule temporarily changed while National Restaurant Association works to fix tax code.

March 27, 2020
CARES Act helps restaurant employees

In addition to helping your business, the coronavirus relief package offers direct and indirect benefits to the individuals who work for you.

March 27, 2020
CARES Act provisions—what’s in it for restaurants?

The $2 trillion coronavirus relief package contains help for restaurant operators.

March 20, 2020
Just-launched guide tracks restaurant industry coronavirus mandates by city, county and state

Comprehensive guide, updated daily, houses all state ordinances in one place so operators can quickly understand how to comply with the rules and share resources.

February 26, 2020
NLRB announces final joint employer rule

The Association has worked for more than five years to advocate for the type of change enacted in the National Labor Relations Board's final rule.

January 15, 2020
Nation’s Restaurants Advocate for Recycling Roadmap

Association joins Recycling Leadership Council to help build a policy framework to reimagine the U.S. recycling system.

September 26, 2019
DOL issues new federal overtime rule

The regulation is set to take effect Jan. 1, 2020.

September 13, 2019
Correcting tax code error remains top priority

The Qualified Improvement Property (QIP) glitch correction remains our top tax policy priority as Congress returns to session.

May 13, 2019
Restaurateurs tell White House of health plan success

After years of looking for affordable insurance coverage for employees, smaller operators say it is starting to get a little easier.

April 3, 2019
Political pundit Brazile speaks at Public Affairs Conference

Brazile said we must reverse the current “politics of meanness” and “bring our country back together again.”