California Fast Food Workers March to Support Anti-Franchisor Legislation
JD Supra 11/2
According to the Los Angeles Times, fast-food workers at McDonald’s restaurants in Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, San Diego and San Jose intend to walk off their jobs on November 9 in support of the passage of California Assembly Bill 257, the Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, also known as the Fast Recovery Act.
Robots hit the streets as demand for food delivery grows
Associated Press 11/2
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Robot food delivery is no longer the stuff of science fiction. But you may not see it in your neighborhood anytime soon.
Food Industry Policy
NRA pushes Biden admin for supply chain solutions
Restaurant Dive 11/2
The NRA argues that a major impetus for current supply chain challenges is a widespread worker shortage, ranging from an insufficient fleet of truck drivers to too few agriculture workers.
PRIA legislation would let businesses make pandemic-related insurance claims in the future
Nation’s Restaurant News 11/2
U.S. House Representative Carolyn Maloney introduced a 2021 version of the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA) this week, which would require insurance companies to provide coverage for their business clients in the event of another public health emergency like a pandemic
On the Side
‘Risk of permanent closure.’ California restaurants won’t get quick help from Biden spending plan
Sacramento Bee 11/2
Can your favorite local restaurant survive? It’s proving to be tough, and so far Washington has not been inclined to provide much more new help.
Ghost Kitchens and Virtual Brands: What Do Customers Think?
QSR Magazine 11/3
There’s all sorts of talk about the potential of virtual brands and ghost kitchens, but what do customers think? Does it make a difference to them?