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The restaurant industry has always recognized that skills learned while serving in the armed forces are good predictors of success in the industry. Veterans employed in restaurants hold management positions at nearly twice the rate of non-veterans in the industry.
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Employers should now anticipate release of the final rule by May 16 and an effective date of 60 days after that. The reason the timeline has been sped up is likely contained in a recent report from the Congressional Research Service, a branch of the Library of Congress, entitled, “Agency Final Rules Submitted After May 16, 2016, May be Subject to Disapproval in 2017 Under the Congressional Review Act.”
An MRA delegation will be in Washington, D.C. on April 12 and 13 to speak with members of Congress. The Washington trip is part of the National Restaurant Association’s Annual Public Affairs Conference. The 2016 MRA group will include eight of your fellow members, with over 100 years combined experience speaking with federal lawmakers about issues of importance to the restaurant industry
For ProStart® educators Jacqueline Wilson of Lake Career & Technical Center and Becky Bright of Parkway North High School the thrill of watching their students earn first place in the Missouri ProStart culinary and management competitions, respectively, gave way to thoughts of an additional challenge.
The 2016 edition of MRA’s Buyers Guide of Allied Members was recently published. This annual publication contains a listing of our members that sell products and services to the restaurant industry. The Buyers Guide is proudly presented each year to promote MRA’s allied members who generously support our Association.