JPMorgan says labor shortage requires unconventional hiring, including people with criminal records
JPMorgan Chase says that companies can deal with global labor shortages in part by tapping the neurodiverse and people with criminal backgrounds.
Minimum Wage Increasing to $15.96 In These L.A County Areas
KIIS FM 3/11
It’s official! The minimum wage amount in certain LA County areas is increasing by 6.4% starting in July. According to KTLA, this is the first increase since 2016.
Food Industry Policy
Cupertino looking to roll out single-use plastic ban in 2023
The Mercury News 3/14
In an effort to cut back on the 300 tons of single-use food ware items tossed out by residents and businesses each year, the Cupertino City Council is considering banning single-use plastics at food service establishments as soon as next summer.
Mace, Escobar introduce PIGS Act to ban gestation stalls nationwide
National Hog Farmer 3/11
This week U.S. Reps. Veronica Escobar, D-Texas, and Nancy Mace, R-S.C., introduced bi-partisan legislation to ban gestation crates nationwide.
On the Side
Inflation threatens California’s economic recovery
California’s economic recovery from the devastations of the pandemic was stronger than previously estimated — but skyrocketing inflation could rob the state of its hard-earned gains.
Celebrity chef Michael Mina launches new group to open hotel restaurants
San Francisco Chronicle 3/14
Michael Mina, one of the Bay Area’s most famous chefs and prolific restaurateurs, is behind a new company opening hotel restaurants.