Working Lunch

Working Lunch: Blueprint set for future policy efforts after menu labeling win

Why are “progressive” companies vulnerable to unionization?

On this episode of Working Lunch, the Align team has an extended interview with one of the key people guiding the restaurant industry through major policy issues around the country. They talked to the National Restaurant Association's head of government affairs, Cicely Simpson, about menu labeling and the blueprint for proactive efforts on a variety of issues.

Meanwhile workers at a second Burgerville restaurant voted to union so we’re taking a closer look at what makes brands vulnerable to this type of action even when they’re considered to be progressive companies.

As always, you can get the latest top items affecting business operators from the legislative scorecard, plus, a little something for the gamblers listening ... our picks for the Preakness.

Related story: Workers at 2nd Burgerville unit vote for union

Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and nonprofits navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation's Restaurant News or Restaurant Hospitality.

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