Uber, Lyft win latest round of independent contractor fight
Tue, Mar. 14, 2023
The mission of the California Restaurant Association is to be the definitive voice of the California foodservice industry.
The voter-approved Proposition 22, which made it legal to classify ride-share drivers as independent contractors, has since been the subject of litigation. In the most recent round, ride-share companies including Uber and Lyft are the winners, but the decision is expected to be appealed again.
If this measure passes next year, the minimum wage in California would rise to $17 per hour immediately, then to $18 per hour the following January. Many cities in California currently have minimum wages higher than the state’s, which is currently $15.50.
In many parts of California, the dramatically increased cost of natural gas shocked restaurants and consumers alike in January and February. Natural gas prices are expected to be lower for the month of March.
California Craft Brewers Association invites you and your hospitality team to join the craft beer industry at the CA Craft Beer Summit, March 19-22 in Sacramento. Don’t miss this chance to network with craft brewers, restaurant owners, learn from experts, and meet with suppliers and industry peers.
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In case you missed it: our partners at the National Restaurant Association (NRA) have released this year’s comprehensive look at the state of the industry. Highlights include good news: the industry is expected to grow, and a large majority of consumers say eating out is a better use of their time than cooking and cleaning up.
Dave’s Hot Chicken looks for very experienced franchisees and has a national supply chain deal. The brand is now just six years out from the days when its founders cooked their chicken in a Los Angeles parking lot.
Hospitality Reimagined! Bar & Restaurant Expo takes place March 27-29, 2023, at the Las Vegas Convention Center with access to hundreds of leading suppliers and educational sessions delivering the best experience to grow your business and profits!
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Talented teens from across California packed their knives and business proposals and headed to the CA ProStart Cup, presented by Wienerschnitzel, at the Long Beach Convention Center on March 7 + 8. Over a rigorous two days, students put their restaurant concepts and menus to the test for the chance to win scholarships and a trip to Washington, D.C.
The restaurant industry showed up in force to support! There were over 50 volunteer judges, 27 exhibitors at the College + Career Expo, and 23 sponsors.
To find your place in the ProStart family, email Erin Mascho at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CRA Legal Center Partner Content: Zaller Law Group – California’s Requirement to Publish Pay Scale In Job Postings
Effective January 1, 2023, employers with 15 or more employees are required to include the pay scale for the position in any job posting. SB 1162 amends Labor Code section 432.3 to add this obligation, among other items.
CRA Legal Center Partner Content: JacksonLewis – New FAQs Dramatically Expand Scope of California “Labor Contractor Employee” Pay Data Reporting
This year, employers in California have updated pay data reports to submit to the state’s Civil Rights Department (CRD). Senate Bill (SB) 1162, passed in 2022, updated previous employee pay data reporting obligations and created an entirely new obligation to pay data reporting related to “employees hired through labor contractors.”
Mar. 26 – Apr. 02, 2023
Over 100 San Diego CRA Members unite for 8 delicious days in celebration of San Diego Restaurant Week, happening March 26 – April 2! Share the most anticipated So Cal foodie experience with your friends.
Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2023 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
ServSafe Food Protection Manager Class + Exam California State law requires each food service establishment to have at least one employee who is certified in food safety and sanitation.
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Fisher Phillips LLP Webinar: How to Legally Prepare for a Reduction in Force
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM
CRA Marketplace Partner Webinar with Workstream: Level up your hiring in 2023, the top 8 ways to hire hourly workers
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Sacramento Chapter: Pre-Game Networking Mixer – Kings Game
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