Two new items at Dunkin’ Donuts
CANTON, MA – Dunkin’ Donuts introduces a new Maple Sausage Breakfast Sausage with sausage, egg and Wisconsin aged white cheddar on a toasted croissant. On the beverage side, there’s a new Wildberry smoothie with low-fat yogurt. See www.dunkindonuts.com
InterContinental Barclay in NYC gets transformation
NEW YORK – The InterContinental Barclay hotel in Manhattan is open after a $180 million renovation designed to honor its 1926 Federal-style heritage yet meet the needs of today’s guests. All 704-rooms were renovated and two new ballrooms added. The back-of-the-house also underwent upgrades. Shawmut Design and Construction and Stonehill + Taylor architects did the major project. See www.Shawmut.com.
Health & welfare plans impacted by new regulations
WOBURN, MA – USI Insurance Services LLC lets restaurants know that effective August 1, 2016, civil monetary penalties will increase for many compliance-related items including some that impact health and welfare plans. A new Schedule J that will impact all health plans regardless of size were released by the U.S. Department of Labor. Go to http://files.clickdimensions.com/usibiz-avsgr/files/dolpenaltiesincrease-jul112016usi.pdf?_cldee=c3VzYW5AZm9vZHNlcnZpY2VlYXN0LmNvbQ%3d%3d