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Investigating Wage Theft: You May Be A Victim and Not Even Know It
CBS Local 7/25
SACRAMENTO (CBS California) — Wage theft is a crime that has cost California workers an estimated $2 billion a year. You may be a victim and not even know it.
McDonald’s Isn’t Banking on Robots Solving the Labor Crisis
QSR Magazine 7/26
Faced with a challenging labor market, some of the biggest restaurants in the country have transformed robotics into a mainstream alternative.
Food Industry Policy
Commentary: California workers urgently need an $18 minimum wage. The Legislature should act this year
Los Angeles Times 7/26
Californians may have gotten temporary relief recently when gas prices finally fell to about $6 a gallon this month, down from as high as $8 per gallon in June in Los Angeles County.
Bring Your Own Food Container? San Diego Moves Ahead with Styrofoam Ban
Times of San Diego 7/26
You might need to bring your own container or brown bag for your next take-out order from your local eatery.
On the Side
Hooters Energizes Culture by Telling the Stories of its Women
FSR Magazine 7/25
Food prices for consumers are higher. Wholesale costs for restaurants are higher. Is inflation a real or transitory issue for agriculture and food?
For Restaurants, Digital Channels Are Menu Must-Haves
The restaurant industry has gradually changed to meet customer expectations for convenient, seamless experiences. Then the pandemic hit, and this gradual shift drastically accelerated.