Requiring vaccines is complicated in sectors like retail and agriculture, where employers risk losing workers in a tight labor market and vaccine enforcement could be expensive.
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits declined further last week, while layoffs dropped to their lowest level in just over 21 years in July as companies held on to workers amid a labor shortage.
Food Industry Policy
ABC 7, 8/6
It’s pandemic deja-vu for San Francisco restaurants forced to close amid the latest spike in coronavirus cases.
Less than two months after California ended its four-tiered reopening strategy and removed all state-imposed COVID restrictions, major cities like Los Angeles are faced with more outbreaks as newer Delta and Delta Plus variants spread in both vaccinated and unvaccinated populations.
On the Side
FSR Magazine 8/6
When COVID-19 slammed the gates on dine-in last year, restaurant chains pivoted to survival tactics. But then came the reset.
FSR Magazine Aug. 2021
The craft beer movement may have been founded on a renewed push for quality, but it has been sustained by novelty.