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Large restaurant brands such as Ruth's Chris Steak House returned their PPP loan funding following public backlash.

Working Lunch: Small Business Administration changes guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program

Large companies like Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Shake Shack, Sweetgreen receiving loans led to public backlash

The Small Business Administration and other agencies are releasing new rules, regulations and other guidance around the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) following public backlash over the perception that large companies were receiving more than their fair share. The team from Align Public Strategies discusses the political situation.

Meanwhile, reopening the economy is at the top of the country’s priority list. Working Lunch talks about what guidance the White House is giving as well as the direction some governors are taking. Also, the coronavirus crisis has given new momentum to employee activism, and business leaders are listening.  

The podcast wraps up with the legislative scorecard.

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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