Sacramento Bee 8/26
Gubernatorial recall candidate Kevin Faulconer wants to implement fully paid parental leave as part of a plan he says will support California women, especially working mothers.
The Coast News 8/25
Despite the challenges the restaurant community has faced over the past 16 months, California’s state-level policymakers appear bent on putting forward a major obstacle: the so-called FAST Recovery Act.
Food Industry Policy
QSR Magazine 8/27
The New York City Council voted Thursday to permanently implement a cap on third-party delivery fees. The cap first went into effect in June 2020, placing a 20 percent ceiling on all fees delivery companies could charge restaurants.
Los Angeles Times 8/26
After ceding power to Gov. Gavin Newsom throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, state lawmakers are now considering one of the most politically challenging government mandates yet: requiring Californians to show proof of vaccination to enter many indoor business establishments and forcing workers to get vaccinated or regularly tested.
On the Side
Your burger or tacos or pizza could be cooked anywhere by anyone — which is what makes the ghost kitchen concept so lucrative and appealing to owners and investors.
QSR Magazine 8/26
Yum! Brands announced Thursday that Kimberly-Clark veteran Aaron Powell will take over as Pizza Hut’s CEO effective September 20.