Governing Magazine 8/7
The proposed legislation would hold companies liable for accusations of harassment, wage theft and other forms of mistreatment. The fast-food industry has spent $3.9 million from Jan. 1 through June 30 on lobbying efforts to kill the legislation.
Showing solidarity with other social classes is a prominent union strategy in the so-called “hot labor summer” sweeping California. It’s too soon to say if the inter-union activity will get employers to bargain.
Food Industry Policy
LA Business Journal 8/7
Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica is currently teeming with summer tourists, signaling the hospitality business is almost back to normal in the beachside city after Covid-related difficulties.
Canary Media 8/8
Commercial food manufacturers use a lot of fossil gas. A first-of-its-kind rule in greater Los Angeles will start to change that in 2027.
On the Side
Nation’s Restaurant News 8/7
Nick the Greek is all about Greece — and the name Nick. The fast-casual restaurant concept, founded in 2014, was formed by three cousins — all named Nick.
Long Beach Post 8/7
The event is organized by Longbeachize, a local food and culture website run by writer Brian Addison and his partner Hazel Quimpo and will include special pop-up events and surprises announced throughout the week.