The Guardian 5/16
Workers in America’s fast-food and retail sectors who worked on the frontlines through the dangers of the Covid-19 pandemic are continuing a trend of strikes and protests over low wages, safety concerns and sexual harassment issues on the job.
Capital & Main 5/13
With Americans struggling with inflation, workers’ advocates are banking on a White House that has promised to make millions more workers eligible for overtime wages that pay time and a half.
Food Industry Policy
Nation’s Restaurant News 5/13
Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives voted yes on a bill that would provide $42 billion in relief to foodservice businesses to the two-thirds of original RRF applicants that never received funding, and an additional $13 billion to other businesses that were hit hard during the pandemic like gyms and events venues.
Eater SF 5/13
On Thursday, May 12, a federal judge found a disabled plaintiff’s testimony was “not credible” and tossed out a case brought against Alhambra Irish House, a Redwood City restaurant.
On the Side
When Hazel Green (played by Cristin Milioti) escapes from the Hub in Season 1 of HBO’s Made for Love, the first thing she wants is a beer.
CBS13 Sacramento 5/15
You’ve heard of upcycling clothing and furniture, but would you eat at a restaurant that offers leftovers?