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The Daily Prep List 9.05.2023


IFA CEO: Restaurant franchise model threatened by joint employer revisions

Restaurant Dive 9/1

California’s AB 1228 would require franchisors and franchisees to share joint liability, undermining the “business for yourself, but not by yourself” goal, says Matthew Haller.

Workers ‘can still win really big.’ How labor can demand more

The Los Angeles Times 9/4

A strike in March by bus drivers, custodians, special education assistants and other low-paid workers at Los Angeles Unified School District set the tone for the rest of 2023, and since then, it’s been a busy and “hella exciting” time for labor in Southern California, said McAlevey, a senior policy fellow at the UC Berkeley Labor Center.

Food Industry Policy

Does California need another plastic ban? It seems so

The Los Angeles Times 9/5

Nine years ago California banned grocery stores from giving out flimsy single-use plastic grocery bags, the first state to do so. And the law has been facing obstacles ever since.

Starbucks got rid of disposable cups in part of bay area. Here’s how it’s going

The San Francisco Chronicle 9/4

When you walk into a participating Starbucks, you now have three choices: If you’re planning to sit and stay, you can get your drink in a glass or ceramic cup; if you’re ordering to go, you can either give the barista your own personal cup or borrow one of Starbucks’ plastic reusable cups and return it later.

On the Side

Dog Haus Names Its First CEO

LA Business Journal 9/4

Dog Haus has named a restaurant industry veteran as the chain’s first chief executive as part of the company’s growth strategy. Michael Montagano joins the Pasadena hot dog, sausage and burger restaurant chain from Kitchen United, also in Pasadena, a virtual kitchen company that has worked with Dog Haus for the past four years.

In-N-Out, Weirdly, Is a Climate Change Indicator

Slate 9/5

A warming planet is more hospitable to palm trees. The iconic SoCal chain is obsessed with them.

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