AB 1228: Joint Employer Liability for Fast Food Restaurant Franchisors and Franchisees
California Globe 2/26
Assembly Bill 1228 (Holden) was introduced to impose joint employer liability for fast food restaurant franchisors and franchisees. AB 1228 would add Labor Code Section 2810.9.
The Big Labor propaganda centers at UCLA and UC Berkeley
Orange County Register 2/25
The Universities of California at Berkeley and Los Angeles are crown jewels of the state’s academic system.
Food Industry Policy
Shocking, ‘impossible’ gas bills push restaurants to the brink of closures
Los Angeles Times 2/26
The key to Vietnamese restaurant Pho 87’s signature soup — 16 to 20 hours of simmering on the stove — proved catastrophic this month.
SoCalGas Announces $10 Million to Support Low-Income Families, Seniors and Small Restaurant Owners Impacted by Unprecedented Regional Gas Market Prices
Press Release SoCalGas 2/27
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) today announced $10 million in shareholder funding to help customers with bill assistance and to bolster community resources for those who may be struggling financially.
On the Side
California restaurant launches food subscription program
(NewsNation) — El Lopo, a local restaurant in San Francisco, is experimenting with a food subscription model that gives customers $100 in food credit for $89.
Here’s how many office workers downtown San Francisco lost during the pandemic
San Francisco Chronicle 2/24
Downtown San Francisco has lost nearly 150,000 daily office workers since the start of the pandemic because of a shift to remote work and online shopping, according to a report from the city’s Budget and Legislative Analyst’s Office.