News: Webinars & Video

  • Mar 25
    2020

    The impact of Coronavirus or COVID-19 has been swift and staggering, and TRA has been working around the clock to fight for Texas restaurants, and we have some important updates.   On March 19, by executive order, Governor Abbott declared a public...

  • Feb 19
    2020

    In high turnover, fast-paced industries, interviewing is essential in getting good employees on board and keeping operations running smoothly. However, a simple slip of the tongue by asking the wrong question or getting too personal can land you in...

  • Feb 5
    2020

    While most restaurant employees know that service animals are allowed to accompany their owners in the public areas of restaurants, if a customer with no apparent disability enters a restaurant with a service dog, questions and confusion can arise....

  • Jan 22
    2020

    Human trafficking has become an urgent concern throughout the country and TRA is taking a stand to fight it. In this TRA News Now, learn how TRA is working with TABC and other state agencies to fight exploitation and share resources. By learning how...

  • Dec 11
    2019

    The holiday season brings plenty of private parties and events - which means restaurants have to file the correct alcohol catering certification request with the TABC. TRA has been a driving force, working with TABC to pass the "File and Use" rule...

  • Nov 19
    2019

    Workplace harassment is a serious problem - and on the rise. Employers have one basic obligation to their workers - to provide a safe, working environment, free from discrimination and harassment. Failure to address the issue can not only affect the...

  • Nov 6
    2019
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    The Department of Labor recently issued its final overtime rule. Our latest two-minute TRA News Now takes a look at key provisions, such as the new salary threshold of $35,568 per year. Watch now and see what other changes have taken place, and how...

  • Oct 21
    2019

    Presented by Clinton Wolf, SVP of Health and Insurance at the National Restaurant Association this webinar will cover: Why you need to offer health care Quick overview of Obamacare basics How to keep costs down: High Deductible, Self Funding, HSAs...

  • Sep 5
    2019

    Thanks to a new law that the Texas Restaurant Association helped pass earlier this year (SB 1450), Texas restaurants with mixed beverage permits will now have the opportunity to deliver alcohol with food. Leveling the alcohol delivery playing field...

  • Jul 8
    2019

    Paid sick leave city ordinances and paid sick leave preemption on the state level have been front and center in the news. Three cities, Austin, San Antonio, and Dallas have passed local paid sick leave ordinances within the last year, with the San...

  • Jun 25
    2019

    In this recorded webinar, join TRA general counsel Kenneth Besserman and advocacy manager Rebecca Robinson in an informative, insightful, in-depth look at the 86th Legislative Session. Go behind-the-scenes with detailed bill analyses, an outline of...

  • Jun 14
    2019

    Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace, the second largest foodservice show in the country unveils July 14 and 15 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Part trade show, part conference, all things restaurant - TRA Marketplace hosts...

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