The labor community, particularly the Service Employees International Union, has intensified its efforts to get a foothold in the restaurant industry by targeting airports and the concessionaires who operate there. The team from Align Public Strategies discusses the status of that campaign and how national restaurant brands need to prepare.
Meanwhile, big companies across the business spectrum are pulling out of longtime trade association relationships over disputes in issue management strategies. How can traditional trade associations address the changing marketplace of public affairs issue management? The Working Lunch team talks about that.
Also, non-disclosure agreements with regard to sexual harassment are at the center of the Democratic primary contest. The team talks about what the conversation means to large employers, such as restaurants, and the podcast wraps up with the weekly legislative scorecard.
Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and nonprofits navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation's Restaurant News or Restaurant Hospitality.