Businesses are not allowed to advertise a price and add a surcharge at the point of sale when a consumer elects to pay with a credit card. New Yorkers using debit cards do not enjoy the same protections as those using credit cards. Instead, businesses are required to inform consumers of the higher credit card price for a product or service by posting the higher price. See below for examples. Click here to read the specifics. To read the NYS Senate Bill S1394 that took effect on January 25, 2021, click here
PGE UNY General Assembly November 9, 2022
General Assembly was held on Nov. 7, 2022. We are excited to welcome in three new Board members.
A restaurant in Oregon threatened to fire servers who didn’t surrender their cash tips November 8, 2022
A restaurant in Oregon was fined $375,000 for keeping tips and not paying overtime wages.
Employee Retirement Plan October 20, 2022
New NYS law requiring small businesses to enroll employees in State IRA plan, if they do not currently offer one. Due to NYS delay...
CO2 Shortage August 29, 2022
Everyone knows you can’t have beer or soda without CO2. But, did you know carbon dioxide is used to stun animals before slaugh...
Ok… Not restaurant-related August 19, 2022
Cool chart showing China's acceleration as a manufacturing super power.