Legislative

News and articles on alcohol-related legislative measures and political issue for the on-premise industry.


Bartenders Wear Gloves
California New Food Safety Law Requires Gloves   January 20, 2014

Bartenders working in California could be forced to wear gloves or use other utensils when garnishing their drinks under a new food safety law.More>>

Distilled Spirits Council News
Distilled Spirits Council on CDC Report on Screening and Intervention   January 9, 2014

The Distilled Spirits Council commented on a new report about alcohol screening and intervention released by Centers for Disease Control Director, Dr Thomas R. Frieden.More>>

National Restaurant Association News
Economist's Notebook: Setting The Record Straight in the Wage Debate   August 16, 2013

In his latest commentary, the National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy provides data to correct recent erroneous claims about the restaurant industry. More>>

Industry News News
Cider Makers Laud Congressmen for Introducing Legislation to Promote Industry    August 14, 2013

Earl Blumenauer and Chris Collins (R-NY) teamed up to introduce the bipartisan "Cider Industry Deserves Equal Regulation Act," or CIDER Act.More>>

National Restaurant Association News
U.S. Healthcare Law Begins to Kick Into High Gear This Fall   August 13, 2013

Government-run exchanges set to begin selling health plans for 2014 to millions of individuals and small businesses Oct. 1. More>>

National Restaurant Association News
New 40-Hour Bill Introduced In House   August 5, 2013

New legislation has been introduced in the House of Representatives that could change the 2010 health care law’s definition of a full-time work week to 40 hours, addressing one of restaurateurs’ most pressing concerns about the law.More>>

National Restaurant Asssociation News
Court Upholds Ruling Against NYC Beverage Ban   July 31, 2013

The New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, upheld the state Supreme Court’s ruling that struck down the city’s ban on the sale of sugar-sweetened beverages over 16 ounces by restaurants.More>>

Distilled Spirits Council News
Distilled Spirits Council Statement on TTB “Serving Facts” Ruling   May 30, 2013

Permitting alcohol companies to voluntarily put “Serving Facts” information on labels is clearly a step forward in providing more nutrition information to consumers, and has long been supported by the distilled spirits industry. More>>

Distilled Spirits Council News
US Distilled Spirits Industry Predicts Russia PNTR Will Boost Exports   December 7, 2012

The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) applauded passage of historic legislation that will extend permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) to Russia, saying the bill will boost already-growing American spirits exports to the world’s third-largest spirits market by volume, and...More>>

Medical Insurance
Who's a Professional?   October 30, 2012

Bartenders are many things, but can the job be considered a profession when so many don't have medical insurance?More>>



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