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N.Y. launches program to turn more immigrant asylum seekers into restaurant and hotel workers

Under a new initiative championed by Gov. Kathy Hochul, the state is serving as a matchmaker between the new arrivals and prospective employers.

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What can Congress do to ease restaurants' labor struggles?

Working Lunch: A group called the Critical Labor Coalition has some ideas its pushing on the Hill. Here are a few of the would-be aids.

The whole foodservice industry will need to fill about 2.6 million vacant positions every year through 2032, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

Advice Guy: In an ideal scenario, a dedicated staff cleaning person or contractor, who doesn’t handle food, would take care of restroom cleaning.

The law, a compromise between restaurant and labor groups, will pave the way for a $20 minimum wage for 557,000 fast-food workers in the state on April 1, followed by annual wage hikes.

Members of the Culinary and Bartenders Unions gave their leaders a green light for a walkout if negotiations continue to stagnate.

Squeezed between two bad possibilities, the industry negotiated what proponents say is an acceptable middle-ground compromise.

Employers will need to be more active—and careful—under the new protocol that went into effect last month.

The suit alleges that the woman was routinely mocked for her appearance and accent, and that the company failed to stop it when the woman complained.

The perk for new parents came from Women at Dine, one of the company’s staff resource groups. “The idea made great sense,” said new Chief People Officer Sarah Cannon-Foster.

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