Restaurant Workers Are Building Solidarity Amid The Pandemic

By Alice Herman, In These Times. -

Boise, Idaho - It was rain­ing light­ly June 29 when Geo Eng­ber­son, own­er of the Pie Hole pizze­ria, con­vened an emer­gency staff meet­ing. He had intend­ed a quick con­fer­ence in the [...]

Restaurant Workers Mobilize In Right To Work States During COVID-19

By Clare Busch, Shadowproof. -

Rather than trying to form a legal union in a right-to-work state, Bo-o stated, “We are a volunteer organization at this point. We are less constrained by the law.” (ShiftChange members also [...]

Small Farms Also Struggle As Restaurants Shut Down Due To Coronavirus

By Lisa Held, Civileats.com -

At Norwich Meadows Farm in upstate New York, Zaid Kurdieh and his wife Haifa grow varieties of vegetables coveted by New York City chefs. If this were a normal week, diners would be enjoying [...]

Is Seattle Min. Wage Law Really “Off To A Bad Start” For Restaurants?

By Sara Jones, www.seattle.eater.com -

By Sara Jones in Seattle Eater - This past Sunday, conservative think tank American Enterprise Institute reported that 1,300 Seattle restaurant jobs were lost between January to June of this [...]