California to debate mandating Covid vaccines at all workplaces
California would be the first state to impose Covid-19 vaccine mandates at all workplaces under sweeping new legislation to be unveiled Friday.
A More Equitable Industry: How Restaurants are Shifting the Paradigm
FSR Magazine Feb. ‘22
In recent years, the public discourse around racial and gender inequity has become amplified in large part due to tragedies suffered by historically marginalized groups. Movements like Black Lives Matter and #MeToo have sparked a renewed sense of urgency for the need to create a more inclusive, just, and equitable society—and that extends to the workplace.
Food Industry Policy
Tax cuts for restaurants, other small businesses on the way under fast-tracked California law
The Sacramento Bee 2/9
California will give new tax cuts to businesses and new relief to restaurants under a package of bills Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Wednesday.
Sacramento-area county to end indoor mask mandate, leaving no local orders in region
The Sacramento Bee 2/10
Yolo County will join Sacramento County in ending its local mask order next week, as both plan to align with California in dropping mask requirements for those fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in most public indoor settings.
On the Side
Yum! Brands’ Digital Presence Continues to Explode
QSR Magazine 2/10
Looking further into Yum! Brands’ record-breaking $22 billion in digital sales last year, there really isn’t one overwhelming driver, said CFO Chris Turner.
Why the Pandemic Only Made Fast Casual Stronger
QSR Magazine Feb. ‘22
Despite early struggles, COVID-19 spawned a new generation of fast casuals to be reckoned with.