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This week's top 10: Biden unveils new rules for OSHA; House Democrats introduce $15 an hour minimum wage

In this week’s recap of the Top 10 most popular Restaurant Hospitality articles, House Democrats introduce a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025 ranked as the week’s top story. The Raise the Wage Act would create a schedule of planned wage increases for employees with disabilities and eliminate the tipped wage, creaating salaries for 32 million Americans. Among other stories in this week’s gallery:

  • Biden coronavirus response plan includes orders for rules on restaurant operations and worker safety;
  • How Cali Comfort BBQ is transforming from a full-service restaurant into a commissary servicing 10 ghost kitchens; and
  • Virtual steakhouse raises the bar on delivery with “restaurant-at-home” experience.

In other news, restaurant sales are poised to climb 10.2% in 2021; but it won’t be enough to climb out of the COVID-19 hole yet, National Restaurant Association says, how restaurants can survive the next three months of COVID-related shutdowns, preventing workplace harassment during a pandemic: Advice from restaurateurs.

Other top stories:

  • California restaurants can start table service outside again;
  • Nala Robotics joins restaurant automation trend; and
  • How an independent restaurant group is approaching worker vaccines.

See this week's trending stories on Restaurant Hospitality.

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