Long Beach News Now 8/9
Sherry Villanueva’s family of Santa Barbara restaurants employed 350 people before the pandemic hit and darkened dining rooms across California. Now that the state’s economy has officially reopened, about 250 workers are back in work.
Column: More employers are talking about vaccination mandates, but they need to turn talk into action
Los Angeles Times 8/9
At least on the surface, the tide has turned in favor of employers mandating that workers, and in some cases even customers visiting their premises, be vaccinated.
Food Industry Policy
The New York Times 8/9
A report from the Bay Area, where a growing number of businesses are requiring that customers show their vaccine cards — or so they say.
FSR Magazine 8/9
Majority Leader Chuck Schumer referred to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund as a down payment for a much needed, larger investment.
On the Side
QSR Magazine 8/10
A lot has changed in the restaurant industry since California Pizza Kitchen founder Rick Rosenfield first entered the space in 1985, and even since he sold the classic brand in 2011.
New York Post 8/9
Fast-food giant McDonald’s is facing a tight supply of paper to-go bags and straws, the company has warned workers — the latest supply-chain hiccup to emerge as the shifting demands of the pandemic continue to cause headaches across industries.