Why Unionization Efforts are Not a Doomsday Event for Restaurants
QSR Magazine 6/27
We’re in a resurgent period of union activity in the U.S. From high-profile labor wins at Amazon and certain Starbucks locations down to regional wins at Voodoo Doughnuts in Oregon or Colectivo Coffee in Wisconsin, economic sectors that have traditionally eschewed union enrollment—food and beverage union rates stand at about 3.4 percent compared to the overall rate of 10.8 percent —are beginning to organize.
Five key employment law deadlines and developments for California employers for July 2022
Zaller Law Group 6/24
The last two weeks have been busy on the California employment law front, and California employers must remain vigilant about new employment law developments still going forward this summer.
Food Industry Policy
Editorial: California has a chance to lead the nation on cutting plastic trash. If we don’t blow it
Los Angeles Times 6/27
The last few years have seen one distressing news story after another about the scourge of plastic waste: Single-use
Select California cities could stay open until 4 a.m.
Spectrum News 1 6/26
WESTCHESTER, Calif. — Wiping down tables and saying hi to his staff, Melody Bar and Grill owner Christian Warren gets ready for another day of customers.
On the Side
San Francisco’s battle to bring a digital city back to real life
Financial Times 6/26
San Francisco is the “most extreme” case of workers not returning to a major city, says Professor Nicholas Bloom, a Stanford University…
A favorite Sacramento-area pasta spot plans to close after almost 90 years in business
The Sacramento Bee 6/25
Club Pheasant, the Palamidessi family’s 87-year old restaurant in West Sacramento, is preparing to close. But there’s still time to experience its historic building and signature ravioli.