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Is California set to mandate vaccines for restaurant guests?

Indications are mounting that the answer is yes, though no proposal has been formally introduced. Speculation abounds as to when it would happen.

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Chicago expedites restaurant permitting to get darkened sites back into use

Under the pilot program, restaurants converted from a pre-existing dining establishment can use the safety approvals granted to the concepts they replace. The shift is expected to cut two weeks out of the opening process.

Restaurant employees will also be required to wear a face covering. The mandate applies to residents and visitors despite their vaccination status.

Independents had an easier time getting staff and federal relief, according to new data from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer also intends to use federal funds to pay for employee raises and childcare.

Industry officials say the surge in COVID infections from the delta strain of coronavirus is already dampening traffic and raising the industry's vulnerability.

The agency says lax enforcement of current prohibitions is contributing to a rash of unruly passenger behavior during flights.

Groups such as One Fair Wage intend to ask the state's first female governor, Kathy Hochul, to close the gender wage gap by disallowing the concession for restaurants.

The lawsuit alleges that Mayor de Blasio's executive order creating the requirement was capricious and a violation of some individuals' rights.

Groups in San Francisco and New York City have mounted awareness campaigns aimed at lessening conflict with anti-vaxxer customers.

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