Buffalo worker blasts ‘union-busting’ Starbucks as results at 1 cafe are challenged
Yahoo! Finance 12/12
Workers at one Starbucks (SBUX) Store in Buffalo, New York, won a contentious victory last week by becoming the coffee giant’s first unionized workplace.
An Inside Look at Union Organizing in the Fast-Food Industry
On a cool, sunny morning in early October, a small group of Chipotle workers gathered in the deeply shadowed entrance to the Queens Center Mall in New York City.
Food Industry Policy
Will new bacon law begin? California grocers seek delay
Associated Press 12/12
ELLIOTT, Iowa (AP) — A coalition of California restaurants and grocery stores has filed a lawsuit to block implementation of a new farm animal welfare law, adding to uncertainty about whether bacon and other fresh pork products will be much more expensive or in short supply in the state when the new rules take effect on New Year’s Day.
What a Progressive Utopia Does to Outdoor Dining
The Atlantic 12/12
If outdoor dining can flourish anywhere, surely it can do so in California—where the weather is temperate and a wildly diverse corps of chefs has year-round access to high-quality produce, seafood, and wine.
On the Side
DoorDash, Grubhub want to gouge a bigger chunk of S.F.’s restaurant revenues. We can’t let them
San Francisco Chronline 12/13
San Francisco’s local restaurants are vital to the culture and character of the city.
Inside Wavemaker Labs’ Push to Automate Restaurants
Dot. LA 12/11
Like so many other sectors, the restaurant industry continues to face a severe labor shortage.