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February 8, 2021
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Modified RESTAURANTS Act Introduced
The National Restaurant Association praises the proposal to establish a $120 billion revitalization fund for independent restaurants and small franchises.
Senate Cuts $15 Minimum Wage from COVID Stimulus
Budget resolution that would enact $1.9 trillion stimulus plan now moves to the House.
Biden Executive Order Allows Individuals to Claim Unemployment Benefits if they Quit Over Feeling Unsafe During the Pandemic
U.S. Department of Labor has not yet issued new guidance for how employers should manage the president’s order.
OSHA Releases Updated COVID-19 Recommendations
President Biden’s executive order could see further changes or mandates to workplace guidance by March 15.
NAW Provides Updates on Employer Vaccine Incentives and Liability Protections
Letters sent to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Congress to push for business safeguards.
Driving Profit in Good Times and Bad
A new management report from Benchmarking Analytics looks at how FEDA members can maximize profits by addressing five key issues.
Parts Town Hires International President
Former Amazon Business GM will focus on expanding Parts Town’s global presence.
Innovative Foodservice Group Announces New Marketing Manager
Justin Lyles will strengthen the partnership between marketing and sales functions for the Tampa-based dealer.
YUM! Brands Names New COO
Tracy Skeans is a 20 year veteran of the company who played a central role in Chinese spinoff and developing a new business model.
NAFEM Renames Award to Honor Former President and Volunteer
Louise O’Sullivan’s accomplishments include founding NAFEM’s CFSP program.
Legislative Updates
The following recent legislative updates are available to keep companies informed as they manage their business during these challenging times.
Upcoming Webinars
The following upcoming webinars are available to help companies learn about and implement best practices and forward-thinking ideas.
New Employer Resources
The following are new employer resources just posted to help companies manage their business.
Young Industry Leaders Open Forum Set for March 3
A panel of young professionals will share strategies for using digital marketing technologies to grow organizations and enhance sales.

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