From Fortune: “The labor market is tight, millennials are searching for purpose at work, and evidence continues to mount that a diverse and inclusive workforce leads to better business results. In other words, culture matters these days in Corporate America, and companies are looking to innovate in ways that will attract talent and drive performance.”
More than one in three U.S. employers offers paid maternity leave beyond the amount required by law, up from one in six earlier this decade, according to new data from the Society for Human Resource Management.
A small Virginia restaurant named Red Hen found itself in the spotlight after its owner asked White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave. Since then, the case has raised questions about the legality of when, why or how a restaurant or private business can refuse service to a customer – and under what circumstances it is legal or not.
The James Beard Foundation, usually known for crowning the best restaurants and cookbooks, is now training chefs to become advocates who take on policy roles through its Chefs Boot Camp for Policy and Change.