Roe v. Wade controversy spills over to restaurants

Working Lunch: Even customers are sounding off about the stances taken by favored dining establishments.

Restaurants haven’t been spared the emotional furor that’s erupted since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and a federal guarantee of access to abortion.  

As key employers, the business and its big-name brands are drawing scrutiny—and occasionally fire—for their employment and benefits policies, according to this week’s Working Lunch podcast. Co-hosts Joe Kefauver and Franklin Coley, principals in the government-affairs firm Align Public Strategies, note that even customers are sounding off on policies that don’t align with their viewpoints.  

The weekly dive into government issues of concern to the restaurant industry also examines how state and local jurisdictions are attempting to regulate third-party delivery services. This week’s episode includes an appearance by Restaurant Business’ technology and delivery expert, Senior Editor Joe Guszkowski.

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