Almost 1 Million Foodservice Workers Quit in November
QSR Magazine 1/4
An unprecedented 4.5 million U.S. workers quit their jobs in November, including roughly 920,000 from accommodation and food services, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Starbucks union drive spreads after win in Buffalo
Restaurant Dive 1/4
Records from the National Labor Relations Board show Workers United has recently petitioned for elections at six Starbucks stores in Boston; Chicago; Seattle; Knoxville, Tennessee; and Louisville, Colorado. This comes after the Dec. 9 election at three Buffalo, New York-area Starbucks shops.
Food Industry Policy
Federal program allows some Americans to use food stamps for select low-cost restaurants, prepared meals
USA Today 1/4
Maryland resident Rhona Reiss began speaking out about gaps in the food stamp program the day she learned it wouldn’t cover rotisserie chicken.
While the Nation Celebrated, Government Action Ground on For Restaurants
Restaurant Business 1/4
Government officials must not have gotten word that the year-end holidays are a time for coasting.
On the Side
Tracing a Los Angeles Treasure: Its Glorious Sprawl of Sushi
New York Times 1/4
LOS ANGELES — “Kinki from Hokkaido,” says Yohei Matsuki, a little muffled through his mask, entrusting you with a piece of seared rockfish nigiri.
New Bay Area restaurants: what to eat right now
San Francisco Chronicle 1/4
Despite the cloud of uncertainty hanging over the Bay Area dining scene due to the omicron variant, restaurants continue to open at a steady pace.