Cornell Chronicle 8/31
The ongoing debate over raising the national minimum wage generally focuses on the negative impact it would have on employers, but a new study finds it has a positive effect on a different group: consumers.
The Coast News 8/31
The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce is opposing a bill proposed earlier this year by a San Diego lawmaker that aims to raise workplace standards for fast food workers, claiming that the bill instead will hurt small, local business owners.
Food Industry Policy
QSR Magazine 9/1
The current state of the restaurant industry isn’t easy to characterize. Remember in March 2020 when officials thought the country would shake off COVID-19 by Easter?
Your Central Valley 8/31
Throughout the pandemic, the city of Fresno and Fresno County haven’t always been on the same page. But during this current COVID-19 surge, elected officials are trying to get a unified message across.
On the Side
Nation’s Restaurant News 8/31
After 15 months at the helm, Tom Bené is stepping down as president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association to join a beverage distribution company, the organization announced Tuesday. Marvin Irby, the association’s chief financial and people officer, will serve as interim while a search is conducted for a replacement.
Restaurant Business 8/30
Providers are under attack in three key restaurant markets, and they aren’t going down without a fight. Also, Grubhub gets a refresh under new ownership and C3 is opening a food hall in a train station.