Author Archives: The Team

  • New Poll: California Restaurant Workers Enjoy Working For Franchisees

    May 2023 ·   · 

    As part of its campaign to organize restaurant workers, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has taken direct aim at the franchise business model. This year, the union is endorsing AB1228, California legislation that would force countless franchisees in the state to close their doors or cut jobs. The union’s case for AB1228 hinges on the false claim that franchisee-owned restaurants are especially bad violators of the…
  • FAST Recovery Act “Research” Conducted By Union Organizers

    August 2022 ·   · 

    Email records recently acquired by the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) show that researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have been seemingly more interested in partnering with labor activists than doing objective research. UCLA’s Labor Center boasts about producing quality research that “lifts industry standards.” In fact, the Labor Center has been a vocal voice in favor of California’s Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery…