Peter Romeo

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Peter Romeo has covered the restaurant industry since 1984 for a variety of media. As Editor At Large for Restaurant Business, his current beats are government affairs, labor and family dining. He is also the publication's unofficial historian.  

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The Biden administration wants to raise the threshold for overtime pay

The U.S. Department of Labor is proposing to make salaried employees making less than $55,068 eligible for overtime pay, up from $38,568. The threshold would change every three years.

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Some Massachusetts restaurants are OK'd to accept SNAP payments

Massachusetts becomes the eighth state to allow some SNAP recipients to use the funds for restaurant meals.

A new report shows that grocery inflation made restaurant meals almost as economical as cooking at home.

The three approved suppliers have celebrity chefs lined up to introduce cultured poultry to the American consumer.

The Senate committee he chairs will take up a bill next month to phase in the higher wage over five years.

The effort will extend to beefing up enforcement staffs, increasing penalties and having federal agencies work up a national plan, the administration said.

The move will spare grocers and other retailers from what industry leaders warned would be a disastrous supply chain situation.

That hourly pay level has become the norm in online advertising for potential hires, according to an analysis by Indeed.

The experts are looking for the source of an outbreak in the Midwest while warning restaurants, supermarkets and consumers about a ground beef contamination in Hawaii.

Federal safety authorities are advising employers to follow a combination of common-sense practices and precautions tailored to their workplace.

The nation's top court will decide if California can ban the purchase of meat from animals raised in tight confines.

Employees who refuse vaccination will be required to be tested on at least a weekly basis; the federal directive does not require employers to pay for workers' tests.

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