Julie Su, who oversaw California unemployment agency amid fraud wave, nominated U.S. Labor secretary
Los Angeles Times 2/28
WASHINGTON — President Biden on Tuesday nominated Julie Su to be his next Labor secretary, setting up the former California labor chief to become the first Asian American to run a Cabinet department during his presidency.
Starbucks barista Darrow Pierce added a new fixture to their work wardrobe last week: a Starbucks Workers United pin, complete with a diagonal rainbow filling in the union’s logo.
Food Industry Policy
Food Dive 2/28
Several states and retailers set 2026 as the deadline for egg producers to transform their operations to cage-free systems, a move that many saw as what consumers wanted.
The City of San Diego’s Single Use Plastic Reduction Ordinance goes into effect on April 1. In summary:
On the Side
Los Angeles is filled with fantastic Black-owned restaurants serving all kinds of food. This list features 60 of them.
Things to know about Orange County restaurant week 2023