The California Legislature sent Gov. Gavin Newsom a first-in-the-nation bill Monday creating a council to regulate wages and working conditions in fast food restaurants.
Los Angeles Times 8/29
A California bill that aims to improve and standardize working conditions for fast-food workers will head to the desk of Gov. Gavin Newsom after winning passage in the state Senate and Assembly on Monday over objections from business interests, which say it unfairly targets the fast-food industry and will drive up food prices.
Food Industry Policy
San Francisco Chronicle 8/29
A looming deadline is forcing San Francisco’s restaurateurs to weigh the potentially high costs and benefits of holding onto their parklets.
CA Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control 8/29
Sacramento – Over 300,000 alcohol servers and their managers who work at on-sale premises licensed by the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) have registered to get trained and certified under the mandatory Responsible Beverage Service (RBS) Training Program Act of 2017, also known as Assembly Bill (AB)1221Opens in new window.
On the Side
The Sacramento Bee 8/29
Downtown Sacramento and other older, large cities have not fully recovered from the COVID-19 economic downturn more than two years into the pandemic, according to a study from the University of California, Berkeley.
CBS News 8/29
SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — Reaching a historic record low, unemployment in California fell to 3.9 percent, in July. San Mateo County leads the state at 1.9% with San Francisco, Santa Clara and Marin Counties not far behind at 2.1%, according to the California Employment Development Department.