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Restaurant Law Center


The Restaurant Law Center engages in legal cases that will best advance the policy interests of the restaurant industry, across a wide range of topics. Here are the active or recent cases where we have played a role.

Topic: Tip Pooling
National Restaurant Association et al. v. U.S. Department of Labor et al.
Status: Petition submitted to U.S. Supreme Court, Jan. 19, 2017

Topic: Joint Employer
Browning-Ferris Industries of California Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board et al. 
Status: Pending; D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Topic: Joint Employer
 CNN America Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board et al.
Status: Pending; D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Topic: Overtime Rule
 State of Nevada et al. v. United States Department of Labor et al. 
Status: Pending in federal district court for Eastern District of Texas, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Topic: Interchange Fees
 In Re Payment Card Interchange Fee and Merchant Discount Antitrust Litigation
Status: Pending

Topic: Telephone Consumer Protection Act
 ACA International v. FCC
Status: Pending; D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals

Topic: Music Licensing
Flo & Eddie v. SiriusXM
Status: Pending; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

Topic: Micro-unions
 Macy’s Inc. v. National Labor Relations Board
Status: Decided November 2016

Topic: New York Fast Food Wage Order
 National Restaurant Association v. Commissioner of Labor et al.
Status: Decided

Topic: New York City Sodium Labeling Mandate
 National Restaurant Association v. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene et al.
Status: Pending, appellate division, New York Supreme Court

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