Food Tourism Brings Home the Bacon for California’s Economy

Jot Condie
President and CEO of the California Restaurant Association and Vice Chair of Operations for the California Travel and Tourism Commission

The restaurant industry has become a significant driver of tourism throughout California. Restaurants are contributing to the state’s record-breaking travel and tourism industry growth, creating jobs and providing local and state tax benefits. The intersection of restaurants and travel is critical to the ongoing strength and success of our economy. The reason is simple: When […]

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SB 931 eliminates payroll choice for workers

Jot Condie
President and CEO of the California Restaurant Association and Vice Chair of Operations for the California Travel and Tourism Commission

The payday ritual has evolved significantly in recent decades. Thanks to technology and innovation, most workers today have their wages deposited directly to their bank account rather than scrambling to deposit a paper check at their local financial institution. Although it’s a convenience largely taken for granted, this innovation has made workers’ lives easier and […]

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