New Legislation Affecting California Employers – Part 2
Lewitt Hackman / JD Supra 10/10
Following the summer recess, the California Legislature enacted numerous state Senate and Assembly bills taking effect immediately, or in 2023. Here are some with a direct impact on California employers. (Info re other new laws, including the Pay Transparency Act, available in Part 1 of this employment legislation series.)
The Most Important Role in Every Restaurant
The Takeout 10/10
There are tough and lousy jobs in every field, and then there are the ones that are truly thankless, with the power to make you feel invisible.
Food Industry Policy
California’s 2018 anti-animal cruelty law to face U.S. Supreme Court scrutiny
Sacramento Bee 10/11
The fate of a 2018 California law requiring more humane living conditions for livestock calves, pigs and chickens is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court, which is hearing oral arguments on Tuesday.
California Begins Issuing Inflation Relief Funds
Restaurant Business 10/10
California began sending out about $9.5 billion to 23 million California residents this week, one of the largest inflation relief efforts coming from a number of states across the country.
On the Side
Burglaries at San Francisco restaurants, bars are down after a 2-year spike
During the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, it was a scene far too familiar with San Francisco small business owners: a smashed entrance, missing equipment, followed by thousands of dollars spent on repairs.
Inflation drags on wine’s return to pre-pandemic US restaurant sales
North Bay Business Journal 10/11
After COVID-19 changed the world, stay at home orders and safety precautions decimated the restaurant industry. Governors across almost all 50 states, including Florida, issued emergency executive orders changing the status-quo of the treatment of “to-go beverages.”