September Employment Report
The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released their September jobs report. The food service industry saw a large drop, most likely due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The full report can be found here .
Do You Know How the Public Feels About Restaurants?
Judging from a new Gallup poll, the public's positive view of restaurants has increased slightly over the last year. This year, the public has a 72% positive view of restaurants. Click here to view the sentiment on other industries.
Make Your Voice Heard! NRA Advocacy Impact Survey
The National Restaurant Association would like your feedback on their advocacy efforts. Click here to view and take the survey !
Stay Vigilant: Sick Leave is Not Over
After the win in ABQ to stop the harmful sick leave initiative it is easy to think the fight is over. Unfortunately, that is not the case. Members in Las Cruces, Santa Fe and others need to stay vigilant for the same types of bills popping up in their cities.

Bernalillo County Minimum Wage Increasing Jan. 1
The Bernalillo County Commission has voted to raise the minimum wage to $8.85 an hour starting Jan. 1 2018. For more information click here !
Five NM Breweries Win National Awards at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver
Five Breweries from NM won awards for various beers at a national beer competition in Denver. Coming from various parts of the state, breweries let their different beers shine. To view the winners and their beers head to this link.
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