Spectrum News 1 1/6
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — Preparing orders is one of the many responsibilities that Jesmir Lopez has as an employee at Tamales Express in Santa Clarita.
Bloomberg Law 1/6
The U.S. Department of Labor’s wage regulator and the National Labor Relations Board have struck an agreement to collaborate on investigations and share information on potential violations of law, specifically targeting independent contractor misclassification and retaliation against workers.
Food Industry Policy
Eater LA 1/6
A new year always comes with new laws. As legislators passed bills in Sacramento last year, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed new legislation that will impact California restaurants, cafes, bars, and the cost of eating out.
Lawmakers in New York are considering the nation’s first statewide ban on natural gas connections in new buildings, following dozens of local governments that have passed similar policies in the past two years.
On the Side
The Sacramento Bee 1/7
January sucks for restaurants.
Video: Couple Wanted for Feasting on Steak and Lobster Before Dining and Dashing in South Bay, Then Running Over Restaurant Manager
LA Taco 1/6
Another day, another heavy blow to our confidence in local humanity.