Restaurant Business 9/21
Last week, Applebee’s and IHOP parent Dine Brands announced a new policy for corporate employees with newborn babies.
Capital & Main 9/21
At a glance, the California Legislature’s passage of a bill extending unemployment benefits to striking workers appears to throw Gov. Gavin Newsom onto the horns of a dilemma.
Food Industry Policy
From cage-free chicks to puppy mills and Avian flu: Republicans are trying to roll back animal protections
The Guardian 9/21
Many animals raised for meat in the US spend their lives in spaces barely bigger than their own bodies.
The Sacramento Bee 9/22
Three of four members of the Sacramento City Council’s Law and Legislation Committee say they favor allowing cannabis consumption lounges to open as part of a pilot program, paving the way for the full council to consider the issue.
On the Side
Restaurant Business 9/22
McDonald’s will start gradually increasing the royalty rate it charges to its U.S. and Canadian franchisees by 25% starting next year, adding to a series of major changes in its relationship with the people who operate most of its restaurants.
Restaurant Dive 9/20
- Uber announced Wednesday four upcoming updates to its Uber Eats app. Later this year, users will be able to browse a virtual “sales aisle” that will house promotions and deals as well as have the option to use an artificial intelligence-powered conversational tool to help meal plan, order ingredients and find sales on grocery items.