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June 28, 2016
Judge lets FSDs get confidential help from anti-union pros
Enforcement of a measure requiring employers to disclose conversations with labor consultants during unionization drives has been blocked temporarily until a pending lawsuit is decided.
June 27, 2016
Traffic on the rise at C&U operations
Operators are being rewarded for appealing to diverse preferences, with particular gains noted during two dayparts.
June 24, 2016
Kennesaw State students learned they paid $2M for uneaten meals
The money was accrued via mandatory meal plans for commuter students.
June 23, 2016
Despite backlash, EMU moves forward with privatizing dining
Eastern Michigan University will hand over its foodservice to Chartwells, citing financial incentives.
June 21, 2016
UVa teams up with nonprofit for healthier dining options
A new initiative brings locally grown greens to students for less.
June 21, 2016
USDA reports the impacts of using Medicaid data to certify students for free lunch
The data points to mixed results about the method of qualifying students for free or reduced-price lunch.
June 20, 2016
Students decry dining service privatization
Opponents of Eastern Michigan University’s plan to partner with Chartwells are calling for the school to reconsider.
June 16, 2016
Aramark partners with Cat Cora for new dining option
The new fast-casual concept brings healthy, Mediterranean-inspired eats exclusively to Aramark’s business-dining clients.
June 15, 2016
States could lose millions in federal reimbursements due to block grant
Members of Congress and several advocacy groups gathered on Capitol Hill on Wednesday to highlight the potential loss of millions in state funding as a result of a Child Nutrition Reauthorization...
June 14, 2016
New bill raises the bar for veterans’ foodservice
The proposal mandates higher sanitation standards for all Veterans Affairs Medical Center dining services.
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