1.12.2018 Capital Update

Capital Corner with Carol Dover: This week, lawmakers headed to Tallahassee to kick off the 2018 Legislative Session. Listen to the latest updates about potential impacts to our industry by tuning into FRLA President and CEO, Carol Dover on the first edition of Capital Corner. Watch the video.

SafeStaff Connector December 2017

Holiday Food Safety Success Kit Developed By FDA: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has developed a Holiday Food Safety Success Kit that team members can use at home. Frequently foodborne pathogens are picked up at home by foodservice workers and brought to work. Encourage employees to use safe food handling tips not only Read More

12.14.2017 Hospitality Hotline

Appeals Court Strikes Down Miami Beach Minimum Wage Increase: The FRLA applauds the recent ruling by the Third District Court of Appeals in Miami which affirmed a lower court’s ruling invalidating the minimum wage ordinance adopted by the City of Miami Beach. The ordinance was a direct violation of a 2013 law signed by the Read More

11.30.2017 Hospitality Hotline

FRLA Welcomes Women Hospitality Leaders: FRLA proudly hosted the phenomenal women leaders of the Georgia Restaurant Association, Arkansas Hospitality Association, Connecticut Restaurant Association, Alabama Restaurant & Hospitality Alliance and Kentucky Restaurant Association at our headquarters last week. President & CEO Carol Dover welcomed Karen Bremer, Montine McNulty, Sarah Maloney, Mindy Hanan and Stacy Roof to discuss Read More

11.16.2017 Hospitality Hotline

Investing Tourist Tax in Tourism Keeps Our Economy Strong: Scott Maxwell’s Wednesday column, “We may finally use hotel tax for local needs,” and other columns over the years, insist on altering current Florida law regarding the permitted use of the tourist development tax on hotel rooms. Unfortunately, this shortsighted view takes the tourism industry and Read More