News: Webinars & Video

  • Jun 20
    2018

    In today's TRA News Now we look at healthcare. Due to the recent tax reform bill, the Affordable Care Act's penalty for not complying with the individual mandate was repealed - to take effect in 2019. However, the employer mandate is still in place...

  • Jun 6
    2018

    Music is important to set the appropriate tone in a restaurant, but there can be a lot of confusion when it comes to music licensing. One of the biggest concerns restaurateurs have when playing either live or recorded music, are royalty fees.  In...

  • May 29
    2018

    The world of delivery services has exploded, and navigating the new terrain can be complicated. In the current restaurant landscape new delivery providers (both welcome and unwelcome) appear daily. Are they adding sales or cutting into your profits...

  • May 23
    2018

    In our latest TRA News Now, we showcase the upcoming TRA Marketplace - the second largest foodservice show in the country, which returns to San Antonio for the first time in over 30 years on Sunday and Monday, July 15-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez...

  • May 9
    2018

    In the last year the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has undergone big changes in leadership. There is a new executive director and a new director of licensing. The new leadership has reached out to the industry to talk about the new direction...

  • Apr 11
    2018

    Congress passed the federal menu labeling law in 2010 as part of the Affordable Care Act. It requires restaurant chains and similar retail food establishments that have 20 or more locations operating under the same brand to provide detailed...

  • Mar 28
    2018

    In February of 2018, the Austin City Council passed a mandatory Paid Sick Leave Ordinance. This is the first ordinance of its kind in Texas, and one of the first local ordinances in the Southern United States. Now law in Austin, it is set to have...

  • Mar 14
    2018

    Being a TRA member has many exciting, cost-saving benefits. These include exceptional, discounted insurance solutions through TRA partners. Restaurateurs need several different types of insurance coverage. As a TRA member, you can take advantage of...

  • Feb 28
    2018

    TRA offers many valuable products and training programs at low member rates, designed to help you run and grow your business. Programs include Custom Built Training Classes, Manager Training, and Restaurant Operations Consulting, in addition to TABC...

  • Feb 14
    2018

    We have all heard and read the news about sexual harassment cases and allegations in the political arena, Hollywood, high tech, and the workplace. These are serious issues that demand the attention of everyone – employers and employees alike....

  • Jan 31
    2018

    This year promises to be a very busy one for TRA and its advocacy efforts. There’s a lot happening at the state, local and federal levels. In this two-minute TRA News Now, learn about some of the issues facing our industry, including joint employer...

  • Jan 11
    2018

    Significant tax reform has not passed in decades, but in December 2017, Congress passed and the President signed, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This bill has far-reaching benefits for all types of restaurants. The National Restaurant Association and...

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