California has re-established the Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC), an agency that can develop strict industry-specific rules that may affect wages, working conditions and workers’ rights.
Fast food workers last week joined the ranks of the hot labor summer, as hundreds of employees at restaurants like McDonald’s and Domino’s hit the picket lines in a day-long strike.
Food Industry Policy
It starts with California’s Proposition 12, which requires out-of-state pig farmers to provide more space for mother pigs if they want to sell their raw pork in California. On the surface, this doesn’t seem like much of a controversy.
CBS Bay Area 7/19
Small businesses in San Francisco might not have to pay expensive permit fees for their curbside parklets after city supervisors unanimously voted Tuesday to curtail fees for Shared Spaces.
On the Side
Los Angeles Times 7/20
When the dog days of summer hit and turning on the oven is out of the question, seafood emerges as a convenient and refreshing option.
Bon Appetit 7/19
The Michelin Guide touched down in California last night to reveal which restaurants gained or held onto stars across the state in 2023.