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The Daily Prep List 5.13.22


Labor official pledges crack down on wage theft in the restaurant industry

Nation’s Restaurant News 5/12

Arguing that “every worker deserves a just day’s pay,” U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor Julie Su on Thursday pledged to crack down on wage theft in the restaurant industry.

Why Is California’s Minimum Wage Going Up Again?

California Globe 5/12

Not only will California’s minimum wage go up again on January 1, 2023, but also all employees will be guaranteed that rate even if they work for “small employers.”

Food Industry Policy

Berkeley Ban on Natural Gas Hookups Faces Ninth Circuit Scrutiny

Bloomberg Law 5/12

A panel of Ninth Circuit judges seemed unsure Thursday that a California city’s ban on new natural gas hookups amounted to a de facto ban on natural gas appliances that is preempted by federal law.

Restaurants Ask Congress For Relief On Swipe Fees

Restaurant Business 5/12

A week before President Biden declared inflation to be the nation’s Number One economic issue, the powerful Senate Judiciary Committee held hearings on a contributor that’s been discussed far less than the obvious drivers of soaring food and labor costs.

On the Side

Black Restaurant Week returns to the East Bay

Oaklandside 5/12

The third annual Bay Area Black Restaurant Week (BRW) kicks off Friday, with over 50 restaurants across the region serving up special dishes and offering deals.

Study: Independent restaurants show signs of recovery despite inflation

Restaurant Dive 5/12

Independent restaurant locations, which represent 53% of the restaurant industry, grew by 1% (or 2,893 units) in 2021, according to a report from The NPD Group emailed to Restaurant Dive. Comparatively, independent restaurant locations saw a 5% decline in 2020.

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