Restaurant Business Online 8/2
When it comes to restaurant surcharges, language matters. Restaurants across the country are adding surcharges to their bills for various reasons, but fundamentally to avoid raising menu prices.
Eater SF 8/2
Employees at fast food restaurants across San Jose are planning to strike Wednesday, August 2, in an effort to urge government action on low pay, wage theft, and unsafe working conditions, Bay City News reports.
Food Industry Policy
Restaurant Business 8/2
Scott Lawton isn’t a big fan of many of the service charges he’s been seeing, at restaurants and in other industries.
Restaurant Business 8/1
On July 10, 2023, Governor Newsom signed Assembly Bill 102 (“AB 102”), amending the Budget Act of 2023. Buried in this seemingly innocuous appropriations bill is a provision that could mean more burdensome wage and hour regulations for employers in the future.
On the Side
Modesto Bee 8/2
Three well-known Valley restaurants have closed recently as the post-pandemic fallout in the area’s dining scene continues.
San Francisco Chronicle 8/2
Summer is here, and so are the boozy slushies, all-you-can-eat tacos and double cheeseburgers.