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The Daily Prep List: 09.15.20


California Enacts Supplemental COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Law

Lexology 9/14

On September 9, 2020, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1867 (the “Act”), which requires private employers that employ 500 or more employees in the United States to provide California employees with paid sick time for COVID-19-related absences.

Food Industry Policy

DA hits Bay Area sports bar owner with criminal charges in serving alcohol indoors

San Francisco Chronicle 9/14

The owner of a Pittsburg sports bar is facing a criminal misdemeanor count for allegedly operating in violation of local COVID-19 health orders.

San Francisco businesses shuttered for months reopen to eager customers

San Francisco Chronicle 9/14

Thousands of San Francisco businesses were allowed to reopen Monday, an opening embraced by business owners and customers alike despite little guidance and only a few days’ warning, following a nearly six-month shuttering. 

On the Side

Delivery by the numbers: What third-party platforms are offering restaurants to survive the pandemic

Restaurant Dive 9/14

As businesses grapple with high overhead costs amid dining room closures and reduced foot traffic, DoorDash, Postmates, Uber Eats and Grubhub have launched resources for their partners.

Predicting the Future of Restaurants

Eater 9/14

While this pandemic has completely upended and devastated the restaurant industry, it’s also provided a moment to contemplate where the industry could and should go from here.

Japantown Landlord Refuses to Negotiate With Tenants, Eviction Notices Expected to Follow

Eater, San Francisco 9/14

San Francisco’s commercial eviction moratorium ends on September 14, and that has a lot of restaurants in Japantown worried about their futures.

The CDC’s New Findings Put Restaurant Tech In the Hot Seat Once Again

The Spoon 9/14

The big restaurant news over the weekend was a new set of findings from the CDC that suggest a higher risk for COVID-19 among those who eat in restaurant dining rooms.

Winter is coming, bringing a new challenge to already-struggling restaurants

CNBC 9/14

The restaurant industry is at an inflection point, facing down changing seasons and a lack of additional aid from Washington.

National Restaurant Assoc.: Nearly 1 in 6 Restaurants Closed During Pandemic

The Spoon 9/14

Approximately 100,000, or nearly 1 in 6 restaurants, are closed either permanently or for the long term, according to new data from a National Restaurant Association survey released today.

Just Salad Launches a ‘Climatarian’ Menu for Digital Orders

The Spoon 9/14

Fast-casual chain Just Salad announced today that it will launch its “Climataraian” menu on September 17. 

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