JPMorgan Chase says that companies can deal with global labor shortages in part by tapping the neurodiverse and people with criminal backgrounds.
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
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.
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
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.
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.