Fast Company 5/1
When Julie Su, President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the U.S. Labor Department, heads back to the Senate in the coming weeks for a full confirmation vote, she’ll be facing an uphill battle: Not only do Republicans and a number of corporations stand against her nomination, but it’s also not clear whether every Democrat will back Su, who served as the deputy labor secretary under recently departed department head Marty Walsh and currently holds the title of acting labor secretary.
Zaller Law Group 4/28
An issue that constantly plagues the service industry is what to do about tips and the challenges that come with mandated tip pooling and mandatory service charges.
Food Industry Policy
When Major League Baseball opened its 2023 season this month, players and managers had to contend with a raft of new rules, including time limits on pitchers and batters and limits on bunching infielders on one side of the diamond.
The Mercury News 4/30
When Berkeley became the first U.S. city to ban construction of new natural gas lines in 2019, it pioneered an approach to reducing carbon emissions and pollutants that has since spread around the Bay Area and across the country.
On the Side
Restaurant Business 5/1
Restaurant chain collector Fat Brands on Monday named two people to take over the role being ceded by Andy Wiederhorn later this week.
The Sacramento Bee 5/1
At least 20 new restaurants opened around greater Sacramento in April, from an ice cream parlor in the city’s southern reaches to Hawaiian brewpub in the Sierra Nevada foothills.