Wall Street Journal 10/1
Lobbyists want labor provisions out and more pandemic aid in.
FSR Magazine 9/30
Chili’s and Maggiano’s parent Brinker International announced in a new Sustainability Report that it plans to increase the average total earnings of Chili’s general managers to $100,000 within the next three years as the company continues to battle for workforce attraction and retention.
Food Industry Policy
San Francisco Chronicle 9/30
California restaurants, retailers and other commercial and office tenants are all at risk of eviction starting Friday, after the state’s pandemic-era moratorium expired at the end of September.
Los Angeles Times 9/30
Los Angeles County has made tremendous progress in its battle against the coronavirus, but one of the tools officials credit most with helping turn the tide — a countywide indoor mask mandate — doesn’t seem likely to go away anytime soon.
On the Side
The pandemic ushered in the popularity of shared workspaces, known as cloud kitchens or ghost kitchens, for restaurants to cook meals exclusively for delivery.
Associated Press 9/30
A vote was abruptly delayed Wednesday on a Los Angeles proposal to impose one of the nation’s strictest vaccine mandates to enter indoor businesses and venues, after questions were raised about it creating public confusion and even if it could be enforced.