Worker Boards Across the Country Are Empowering Workers and Implementing Workforce Standards Across Industries
Center for American Progress 2/18
State and local policymakers are increasingly regulating workplace standards—including compensation, scheduling, training, and safety—through industrywide councils or boards that include worker representatives.
A petition for an $18 minimum wage is gaining signatures in California. What that means for the hourly worker
Just months after a federal $15 minimum wage failed to take shape, Californians may get the chance to vote on even higher minimum hourly pay.
Food Industry Policy
The governor recently signed a package of bills that will boost California’s continuing economic recovery by protecting frontline workers who are impacted by COVID-19 while also investing in those businesses that are creating jobs and providing essential goods and services to our communities.
NBC7 San Diego 2/17
Whether it’s topping a shrimp cocktail or added on as a side to a quesadilla plate, just about everything Juan Magaña sells at Sierra Madre Cantina comes with a side of avocado.
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Nation’s Restaurant News 2/17
Restaurant sales continued to fall for the second month in a row in January, as the U.S. hit the peak of the COVID-19 omicron variant outbreak, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau.
CBS13 Sacramento 2/17
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Omicron surge is ending, but local restaurants are forced to pivot yet again to stay in business.