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Why restaurants should take advantage of a portable benefits program

Working Lunch: The podcast from Align Public Strategies features a discussion of a portable benefits pilot program as well as the media uproar over California’s $20 fast food wage.

Could DoorDash help restaurants with their benefits?

The third-party delivery service is working with the state of Pennsylvania on a portable pilot program. On the Working Lunch podcast, hosts Joe Kefauver and Franklin Coley of Align Public Strategies discuss this issue, and how it could change the dynamics of the conversation on national paid leave and benefits.

They also wonder if there is a way for restaurants to take advantage of this opportunity.

Kefauver and Coley also discuss the media’s response to the California $20 fast-food wage. And they wonder if the industry could leverage this attention as other legislatures take up the topic.

They talk about this and other issues, as well as Legislative Scorecard.

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