Last week, popular Bay Area tea chain Boba Guys drew media scrutiny for firing an employee over inappropriate comments she made shortly after she posted about the possibility of unionizing in a company Slack channel.
HRD Magazine 10/26
The California Labor Commissioner’s Office has reached a $2.2 million settlement securing unpaid wages for hundreds of Bay Area restaurant workers.
Food Industry Policy
Los Angeles Times / Boiling Point 10/27
My name is Tony Briscoe, filling in this week for my colleague Sammy Roth. I joined the Los Angeles Times in April as the air quality reporter.
Palo Alto Weekly 10/26
Nancy Coupal refers to the parklet that stretches outside her Ramona Street eatery, Coupa Café, as a “lifeline.”
On the Side
CNN’s Julia Chatterley speaks with Chipotle Mexican Grill CFO Jack Hartung about the company’s new venture into technology with “Chippy,” a robot that makes the brand’s signature tortilla chips.
Patch California 10/26
CALIFORNIA — No tricks here! It’s all treats for Halloween diners this year as restaurants throughout California roll out festive offerings.