The Messenger 8/14
A state law creating an oversight body that would raise wages was shot down by voters. Now workers are taking up Plan B to get it on the books.
Bloomberg Law 8/15
Major brand names are facing new pressure to address child labor violations at their franchised locations following a surge in cases involving fast food restaurants and other businesses operating under corporate licensing agreements.
Food Industry Policy
The New York Times 8/14
Customers have been inundated with fees at restaurants. The latest one is for using a credit card.
The Mercury News 8/15
After saving restaurants, some COVID-era outdoor dining may not withstand bureaucracy.
On the Side
The Los Angeles Times 8/14
Los Angeles restaurant owners are allocating percentages of their profits, hosting fundraisers and raising awareness for the Maui communities grappling with the tragedy of the recent fires.
Long Beach Post 8/14
After marketing the multi-day celebration of Long Beach cuisine as “Long Beach Restaurant Week” for months, organizers abruptly changed the event’s name earlier this month due to a public and legal conflict over who is able to use the phrase, “Long Beach Restaurant Week.”