The Sacramento Bee 9/8
California lawmakers stood in the vanguard in 2014 when they mandated that workers be allowed three days of sick pay annually, but more than a dozen other states have since enacted more generous sick leave policies than that one.
A California bill that aims to protect workers from violence within their workplace has cleared a major hurdle and is headed toward a full state Assembly vote.
Food Industry Policy
Los Angeles Times 9/8
Long Beach bar and restaurant patrons now have the ability to test whether a drink is safe when they fear its been tampered with.
The San Francisco Standard 9/7
California lawmakers passed a pair of bills Thursday to decriminalize psilocybin mushrooms and other plant-based psychedelics and open the door for cannabis small businesses to serve food and nonalcoholic drinks.
On the Side
San Francisco Chronicle 9/7
A service outage at Square left Bay Area businesses struggling to make sales without access to their payment platform.
LA Eater 9/7
LA’s Chef Conference, an annual event that includes panels, live cooking demonstrations, and more, returns Monday, October 30 in partnership with Los Angeles Trade-Tech College (LATTC)’s Culinary Arts Pathway.