There is legislation pending in Rhode Island and California, among other jurisdictions, regarding third-party delivery that would put new requirements on platforms, like Grubhub and DoorDash, to protect restaurant operators. The team from Align Public Strategies talks with Dale Venturini, the president and CEO of the Rhode Island Hospitality Association, and Sarah Bratko, the association’s vice president of advocacy and general counsel, about their bill.
Meanwhile, the labor union Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is ramping up its corporate campaign against Chipotle in New York City. The podcast hosts discuss why companies with operations in the city need to pay close attention.
The Democratic primary continues to surprise pundits. The team gives updates on this week’s events, looks to the week ahead, and considers why it matters to restaurant operators. 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.