MRLA News Now
Welcome to MRLA News Now – a bi-weekly video update provided by the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association designed to provide membership with industry news, legislative updates, and MRLA activity in just 2 minutes.
MRLA News Now | Archive List
- MRLA News Now - December 6, 2018
On Tuesday night, the Michigan House and Senate sent two major pieces of legislation to the Governor's desk covering the issues that we have been working tirelessly on all year: Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave. Here we break down all of the changes that are in the bills and how that saves our entire industry from two of the most devastating proposals this industry has ever faced.
- MRLA News Now - November 14, 2018
We have exciting news to share! The MRA has entered into an agreement to merge with the statewide lodging association known as Check In Michigan to form the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association.
We look forward to continuing to provide Michigan's hospitality industry with #ValueVisionVoice.
- MRA News Now - November 8, 2018
Election results are in and we are breaking it all down for you. We look forward to continuing to represent your voice heading into the new legislative session.
- MRA News Now - October 10, 2018
You've heard of Millennials, but now the focus is on Gen Z and how they are impacting our workforce. The National Restaurant Association just released a study to research the prevailing attitudes, perceptions and trends that Gen Z has towards working in the restaurant industry.
Don't forget that pre-registration for the #MRAShow2018 ends at 5PM on October 12. Still haven't registered? Register to attend today before the price increases: https://bit.ly/2Kzx0uE
- MRA News Now - September 27, 2018
We are over two weeks away from the Michigan Restaurant Show 2018! Here's the details. Still haven't registered? Register to attend today before the price increases: https://bit.ly/2Kzx0uE
- MRA News Now - September 12, 2018
On September 5, 2018 the hospitality industry was successful in working with the Michigan Legislature to #SaveTheTipCredit. In today's MRA News Now, we discuss what exactly happened and what's next.
- MRA News Now - August 29, 2018
We have an update on the One Fair Wage Ballot Proposal. In today's MRA News Now, we discuss the options for how to prevent the proposal from reaching the November Ballot and #SaveTheTipCredit.
- MRA News Now - August 2, 2018
It's award season! Check out how you can get your restaurant on TV and how you can be honored at the Michigan Restaurant Show for using Michigan products! UTR Contest Michigan GROWN Michigan GREAT Awards MRA News Now is a video series created to provide you, the restaurateur, with industry news, legislative updates and MRA activity in just two minutes.
- MRA News Now - July 18, 2018
We are dedicating today's edition of MRA News Now to a topic that is important to all of us: healthcare. Here are the solutions that the MRA provides for you and your business.
- MRA News Now - June 20, 2018
In today's edition of MRA News Now, we discuss securing funding for the Michigan ProStart Program, expanding workforce development for inmates in the state, free Food Handler Course codes and free Sexual Harassment webinars!
- MRA News Now - June 6, 2018
We fill you in on that status of the two top priority ballot proposals: One Fair Wage and Paid Sick Leave. We also offer an opportunity for your restaurant to be featured on the popular PBS show, Under the Radar!
- MRA News Now - May 23, 2018
On May 15, 2018, the MRA hosted its 19th annual Capitol Day. In this video, we break down all of the details of the most well attended Capitol Day in MRA history.
- MRA News Now - May 9, 2018
Two major issues are being discussed in today's MRA News Now: a ballot proposal that would be devastating to the restaurant industry and our guidance on the Federal Menu Labeling Rule that went into effect on Monday, May 7
- MRA News Now - March 28, 2018
Today, we update the industry on our progress in securing additional funding for the ProStart Program: a workforce development solution. We also share the winners of the Michigan ProStart Competition and what you can do to congratulate and support them!
- MRA News Now - March 14, 2018
Today's update is all about workforce development! We highlight our visit to testify in front of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on School Aid & K-12 and the upcoming Apprenticeship Program information session on March 19!
- MRA News Now - February 28, 2018
This week, we provide you with an update on a national policy debate that would effect how our industry hires employees as well as key information about the upcoming Michigan ProStart Competition.
- MRA News Now - February 14, 2018
We update you on workforce development in the ProStart Program and recap the inaugural Legal Symposium
- MRA News Now - January 31, 2018
We discuss taxes with Michigan's Personal Exemption, Governor Snyder's plans for the workforce and talent development and job readiness programs and the Industry Champion Awards. Apply for the awards here: http://bit.ly/2EqnsAi
- MRA News Now - January 17, 2018
We are taking action against cyber security legislation and discussion the MRA Legal Symposium on February 5 in Birmingham