Corporations turn to ballot to combat California’s progressive agenda, raising alarms
Los Angeles Times 2/8
SACRAMENTO — Twice in the last two weeks, major corporations have scored wins in their fights against progressive policies approved by Democrats at the California Capitol.
600+ Restaurants, Employees & Students Benefit from California Restaurant Foundation in 2022
Times of San Diego 2/7
With a steadfast mission to strengthen California’s diverse restaurant community by supporting its current and future workforce, the California Restaurant Foundation has proudly wrapped up a critical year of providing aid, recovery efforts, access to higher education, and enriched culinary education for independent restaurant owners, their workers and teens aspiring to join the industry.
Food Industry Policy
‘Sucker punch’ proposal could doom outdoor dining
Los Angeles Times 2/7
“It’s like being kicked in the shins, over and over again.”
Cal/OSHA has scaled back its onerous COVID-19 workplace regulations requiring an additional layer of so-called “exclusionary pay”
CRA / Twitter 2/7
Cal/OSHA has scaled back its onerous COVID-19 workplace regulations requiring an additional layer of so-called “exclusionary pay” for your team members who were either exposed to – or contracted – COVID-19.
On the Side
Wherever In-N-Out Goes, Cult Status Follows
In-N-Out Burger led the industry in terms of average visits per store last year, thanks in large part to a strong cult following on the West Coast.
Fat Brands opened a record number of stores in 2022
Restaurant Dive 2/7
- Fat Brands opened a record number of stores (142) in 2022, the company said Monday.