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President’s Column: A Time to Lead

March is Women’s History Month, and this year it gives us an important opportunity to think about the barriers women have broken in our industry and how we are committed

Washington State

Washington’s new pregnancy accommodation law went into effect this week.

In June, the Washington Legislature passed the Healthy Starts Act, changing pregnancy accommodations for women in Washington workplaces. The law which went into effect on July 23, 2017, applies to

Industry News

7 Women in Food Share Their Best Career Advice

Taking the lead, staying true to your vision and continually learning and networking are key when it comes to building a successful restaurant, according to seven women who have achieved success in the food world. “It’s important to continue your education and find a mentor to help you along. (Bon Appetit)

Industry News

Working Lunch: Labor shortage disrupts policy and politics

Restaurant and other business operators all over the country are dealing with labor shortages. It’s a crisis for some brands and that shortage is also disrupting policies and politics on various levels. On this episode, the Align Public Strategies crew examines changes that are happening including women leaving the labor force, immigration, and inmates being released from jails to fill jobs. (Nation’s Restaurant News)