The push for a $15 federal minimum wage may have stalled in Congress, but Covid-19 is helping steer the U.S. ever closer toward a key objective of labor unions and their allies in the White House and on Capitol Hill.
The campaign at Starbucks is just the latest example of a resurgence in US labour activism after decades of decline. Politics, pandemic-related frustrations, and younger, more engaged workers are driving the change.
Food Industry Policy
QSR Magazine 9/17
Will it deter guests? Make them feel safer? Unsurprisingly, nobody knows just yet.
ABC 10 San Diego 9/16
The San Diego City Council’s Land Use & Housing Committee Thursday approved Mayor Todd Gloria’s program to permanently approve some outdoor dining and retail spaces, bringing the program one step closer to full council approval.
On the Side
Nation’s Restaurant News 9/17
Chick-fil-A on Thursday announced Andrew Cathy — son of current CEO Dan Cathy and grandson of founder S. Truett Cathy — will take over the family business. Andrew Cathy will assume the CEO role on November 1.
QSR Magazine 9/16
Here are some steps to understand changing consumer preferences and ultimately increase profitability.