California Aims to Maximize Health Insurance Subsidies for Workers During Labor Disputes
California Heathline 11/21
This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company revoked health coverage for hundreds of members of the United Steelworkers Local 5 at the Richmond, California, refinery during a strike that ultimately lasted two months.
California Restaurant Owners Collecting Signatures to Repeal Fast-Food Workers Law
The Epoch Times 11/21
Fast-food restaurateurs are pushing back against a new California law aimed at establishing better pay and working conditions for thousands of workers across the state, saying it would cut jobs and raise consumer costs amid inflation.
Food Industry Policy
LA County Department of Public Health Pushing Indoor Masking With Increase in COVID Cases
California Globe 11/22
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reaffirmed their stance on recommending masking inside public indoor places on Monday amid a jump of COVID-19 in the past few weeks.
Pandemic-ignited outdoor dining approved in Solana Beach through end of 2023
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Outdoor dining became popular over the course of the pandemic at restaurants that did not traditionally offer the option through the implementation of sidewalk and street extensions of restaurants.
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‘The customer was often wrong’: Why restaurant service has changed forever
San Francisco Chronicle 11/22
Early in my career in hospitality, I was told that being great at customer service was innate, not trained.
19 area businesses receive grants through Restaurants Care Resilience Fund
Sacramento Business Journal 11/21
More than a dozen local restaurant operators were included in the latest round of grant funding through the nonprofit California Restaurant Foundation.