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Working Lunch: Restaurant operators get the shutdown squeeze

The government shutdown leaves foodservice in limbo

Align Public Strategies discusses the effects of the federal shutdown, which has left a lot of restaurant operators in limbo. The crew looks at the politics around the shutdown, how long it will last and what it means for operators.

Related: Government shutdown puts pressure on operators

In addition, with joint employment making headlines on Capitol Hill and in New York City, the team goes over what to expect.

Align Public Strategies also talks about the competition firing up in California and New York over mandated benefits, as well as this week’s legislative scorecard.

Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and non-profit organizations 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 and Restaurant Hospitality.

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