About 64% of California’s young workers earned low wages — defined as about $18 an hour, two-thirds of the median wage — and 60% reported difficulty affording their expenses, researchers wrote.
Restaurant Business 11/8
A beta version of the food-safety training program needs to get rid of some bugs, says an expert on the topic. But its producers say the issue is politics, not a dispute over best practices.
Food Industry Policy
The Hill 11/8
Proponents of the EATS Act say it will protect the free flow of commerce in agricultural products. In reality, the Act would trigger an unhealthy race to the bottom.
The Daily Journal 11/9
The Burlingame City Council unanimously voted to bring a no-smoking ordinance for Broadway and Burlingame Avenue retail districts back for adoption during its Nov. 6. meeting.
On the Side
The San Francisco Chronicle 11/9
After a challenging year for San Francisco restaurants, many hope the extended restaurant week, coinciding with the nine-day Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum, will spur more activity.
Restaurant Dive 11/8
Ilene Eskenazi has been hired as the fast casual chain’s human resources officer, and Lois Alexis-Collins has been appointed chief people officer, field operations.