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Restaurant Operations – Toolkit
The Best Recipe for Effective Communication with Elected Officials Recipe: Communicating with elected officials is like a nice charcuterie platter. There are many possible options and if done right the result will be fantastic. Here is the best recipe for effective communication with elected officials. Ingredients: Email Snail mail Telephone In person Patience A calm […]
NMRA members Church’s Chicken and WAND team up to increase sales, manage labor costs, and assist in employee training efforts with digital menu board technology. Read the article here.
NM Legal and Regulatory Articles and Alerts
This year it’s more important than ever for our members to talk to local and statewide elected officials about issues affecting you restaurant. We call this advocacy: the act or process of supporting a cause or proposal. What’s better than advocating for ourselves and your employees. Here are 15 Ingredients for Successful Advocacy: Be […]
A few words from NMRA CEO Carol Wight: Why is this 2018 election year important to your restaurant and why you are important to our collective voice? This election year is important because the landscape of our elected officials is drastically changing — think California. Elected officials don’t understand how to manage a bottom line […]
The New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax (GRT) is a required piece of your operating budget. The gross receipts tax rate varies throughout the state depending on the location of your business. Recent changes to your area may have occurred and will go into effect 7/1/18. Click here to view the tax rate schedule for your area.
The time has come (finally)! Effective May 7, 2018, the menu-labeling regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) officially became the law of the land. This is a good thing – Find out why here. Does This Affect You? Restaurants and similar retail food establishments with 20 or more locations or a franchisee chain with 20 or […]
Videos from NMRA
Common Sense I-9 Compliance and What to do When ICE Comes Knocking Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) has dramatically increased its I-9 audit activities in New Mexico and the consequences of non-compliance can be severe and include, but are not limited to, unwelcome business interruption, exorbitant fines, unwanted exposure, and even criminal charges. I-9 Employment Eligibility […]