Is there a union double agent on your payroll?

Labor advisors say more restaurant operations are being infiltrated by “salters” like the one who sparked the organization of Starbucks. Here’s what those targeted employers may be up against.


What President Biden had to say to restaurants

Reality Check: In his State of the Union Address, the chief executive touched on several government actions that would change restaurateurs' world. But except for his comments on immigration, it was deja vu all over again.

The move is the latest sign that relations are thawing and contract negotiations may soon begin.

Working Lunch: Why the sudden controversy over some provisions, and the backtracking by the new law's sponsor?

Unions will have a large presence on the nine-member Fast Food Council, which will be chaired by a career Senate staff member.

The coffee brand and Workers United, the parent of Starbucks Workers United, have pledged to hammer out a framework for collective bargaining.

Working Lunch: Starbucks Workers United is stepping up its courtship of the public as it looks ahead to contract negotiations.

A federal judge has pushed back the day the controversial rule change takes effect by two weeks. He also indicated that he intends to rule soon on whether the new standard should be scrapped.

The accusations, leveled in Chicago and Philadelphia, are part of a wave of stepped-up union activity in recent weeks.

Working Lunch: A Congressional investigation is likely to throw sand into the well-oiled lobbying machinery of One Fair Wage.

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