Associated Press 2/1
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s more than half-million fast food workers would get increased power and protections under a first-in-the-nation measure approved by the state Assembly on Monday.
SAN DIEGO — Ground-breaking legislation to help protect more than half a million fast-food workers in California got the green light Monday by the State Assembly.
Food Industry Policy
Despite, or perhaps because of, an aggressive last-minute push by progressive activists ahead of a crucial deadline, legislation to create a government-run universal health care system in California died Monday without coming up for a vote.
New York Times 2/1
Over the past two months, Brenda Garcia, who works at a Chipotle in Queens, has struggled to land more than 20 hours per week, making it difficult to keep up with her expenses. When she confronts her manager, he vows to try to find her more work, but the problem invariably persists.
On The Side
FSR Magazine 2/1
While not as common in the U.S. as beef, poultry, and pork, lamb is experiencing something of a renaissance.
Chain Store Age 1/31
Things are looking up for the beleaguered restaurant industry