A California Bill Would Help Fast Food Workers and Hold Corporations Accountable
Washington Monthly 6/1
These workers face low wages, lousy conditions, and a monopoly system that puts the squeeze on them.
Impending Doom for Franchise Business Model in California?
JD Supra 5/28
The bill would establish a Fast Food Sector Council (Council) that would have 11 members appointed by the Governor, the Speaker of the Assembly and the Senate Rules Committee, each for four year terms.
State Assembly Approves Gonzalez Bill to Send Employers Committing Intentional Wage Theft to Prison
East County Today 5/28
The bill would make it easier for prosecutors to go after bad actors by increasing criminal penalties for predatory employers who intentionally steal wages by fraudulent or other unlawful means.
Food Industry Policy
Booze To-Go Is Here to Stay
The Wall Street Journal 5/30
Americans are outsourcing beer runs and drink pickups as loosened laws become permanent; ‘We are doing it everywhere it’s legal’
Some San Franciscans hesitant as mayor pushes for permanent dining parklets
ABC San Francisco 5/30
The fate of San Francisco’s outdoor dining remains up in the air after a county committee postponed a vote to create a permanent system for permitting parklets. The delay angered Mayor London Breed, who threatened to take her own action if the Board of Supervisors doesn’t approve the measure quickly.
On the Side
This Oakland restaurant was developed in the spirit of mutual aid
The 8th Street Collective envisions that the operation of the restaurant and the nonprofit’s programming will complement one another and result in a nontraditional restaurant and community hub.
These new restaurants just opened in San Francisco
Take a look at other restaurants that opened in May across the Bay Area.