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Union Square Hospitality Group Expands Paid Parental Leave, And More…

Last updated on June 13th, 2024 at 05:00 pm

Foodservice News In Brief…

The Union Square Hospitality Group, a New York City 13-unit restaurant company headed by Danny Meyer, has a new paid parental policy. Starting in 2017, all full-time employees with more than one year of employment will be offered 100 percent of their base wages for the first week after their child is born or adopted. After that, all employees will be offered 60 percent of base wages for the next four weeks. This plan applies to all new parents (mothers, fathers and committed domestic partners with babies or newly adopted children)…

The House of Representatives has passed a bill to delay the Department of Labor’s overtime regulation by six months. The measure passed by a bipartisan vote of 246-177 and would move the overtime rule’s implementation date from Dec. 1, 2016, to June 1, 2017. The bill still needs action by the U.S. Senate and President Obama…

Dunkin’ Donuts will launch a line of Dunkin’ Donuts branded ready-to-drink coffee beverages in the U.S. in early 2017. The Coca-Cola Co. will manufacture the product according to Dunkin’ Donuts’ specifications, including using high-quality Arabica coffee blend. Coca-Cola’s extensive network of bottling partners will sell and distribute the product, which will include real milk and sugar in a variety of flavors.

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