The Working Lunch

By Align Public Strategies

This weekly podcast comes from Align Public Strategies, a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and nonprofits navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. #WorkingLunch #Align

  1. 1.
    Episode 201: DC Takes Aim At Restaurant Business Model
    41:39
  2. 2.
    Episode 200: NRN Publisher Talks State of the Industry’s Reputation
    56:28
  3. 3.
    Episode 199: Animal Welfare Groups Escalate Attacks On Major Brands
    46:48
  4. 4.
    Episode 198: COVID Relief Passes Congress: Restaurants Win Big, Bernie Sanders Loses Big.
    41:01
  5. 5.
    Episode 197: House Leadership Takes Aim At Tip Credit
    47:25
  6. 6.
    Episode 196: NRA & DoorDash Discuss National Policy Framework On Third Party Delivery
    45:40
  7. 7.
    Episode 195: Joe Biden And Fight For $15 Call Upon Congress To Enact $15/hr Minimum Wage
    48:23
  8. 8.
    Episode 194: First Days of 2021 Present Political Challenges For Industry
    1:05:02
  1. 9.
    Episode 193: The Latest on The GA Senate Races & the US Chamber’s Pivot on Paid Leave & Childcare
    49:58
  2. 10.
    Episode 192: West Coast Provides Workplace Protection Roadmap for Biden Administration
    1:09:22
  3. 11.
    Episode 191: Are Restaurant Workers Essential When It Comes To Vaccines?
    1:04:38
  4. 12.
    Episode 190: Industry Pushes Back On Shutdowns
    1:09:34
  5. 13.
    Episode 189: Team Biden Takes Shape - and May Be Taking Aim
    28:31
  6. 14.
    Episode 188: The Election Recap: Impacts To The Industry?
    1:13:30
  7. 15.
    Episode 187: The Election Forecast Edition - Things Operators Should Watch For
    52:52
  8. 16.
    Episode 186: The NRA’s Sean Kennedy Talks Restaurant Recovery With The Nation’s Mayors
    50:04
  9. 17.
    Episode 185: Yelp Uses Platform To Highlight Allegations Of Racial Discrimination By Restaurants
    32:23
  10. 18.
    Episode 184: Business Groups Fire Back At Trump On Stimulus Retreat
    57:30
  11. 19.
    Episode 183: Relief Bill Exposes Rift In Restaurant Industry
    49:12
  12. 20.
    Episode 182: Conservatives Rethink Approach To Labor Organizing
    53:24
  13. 21.
    Episode 181: NRA Public Affairs Chief Discusses Industry Pandemic Relief Strategy
    1:10:36
  14. 22.
    Episode 180: UNITE HERE Winning Streak Continues in Minneapolis
    59:56
  15. 23.
    Episode 179: Workers at Minneapolis Bar Unionize, Citing COVID-19 Concerns
    49:55
  16. 24.
    Episode 178: Independent Restaurant Coalition Cofounder and Labor Activists Share Stage at DNC
    45:19
  17. 25.
    Episode 177: Industry Pushes Back On Pandemic Data
    1:03:39
  18. 26.
    Episode 176: Delivery Platforms Turn On The Charm For Lawmakers And Industry
    54:24
  19. 27.
    Episode 175: Operators in Limbo as Coronavirus Relief Legislation Stalls in Congress
    45:49
  20. 28.
    Episode 174: Pandemic Hastens Arrival of Restaurant Robots
    43:53
  21. 29.
    Episode 173: Union-backed Black Lives Matter Strikes Gaining Traction
    45:19
  22. 30.
    Episode 172: Unions Call For Black Lives Matter Strikes At Restaurants
    42:12
  23. 31.
    Episode 171: Consumers Themselves Pose Biggest Challenge to Restaurant Reopenings
    38:17
  24. 32.
    Episode 170: Restaurants Operators Play Major Role In Navigating Social Unrest
    41:18
  25. 33.
    Episode 169: Financial Update: Some Companies Are Prospering While Others May Be Disappearing
    52:12
  26. 34.
    Episode 168: Widespread Social Unrest Poses Unique Challenges To Industry
    58:21
  27. 35.
    Episode 167: Can The Restaurant Business Model Survive Social Distancing Restrictions?
    45:37
  28. 36.
    Episode 166: Independent Restaurant Coalition Makes Political Waves
    52:09
  29. 37.
    Episode 165: Colorado Poised To Adopt Obama-Era Joint Employer Standard
    56:43
  30. 38.
    Episode 164: COVID-19 Upends 2020 Election Cycle And Restaurants Are On The Front Lines
    58:21
  31. 39.
    Episode 163: Strikes, Liability and Supply Chain Issues Cloud Re-Openings
    52:20
  32. 40.
    Episode 162: SBA Moves the Goalposts on Ruth’s Chris and Others
    51:51
  33. 41.
    Episode 161: The Industry Fights Back Against Insurers and Delivery Platforms
    56:55
  34. 42.
    Episode 160: Bernie Out: The Industry’s Top Antagonist Ends His Presidential Ambitions
    45:55
  35. 43.
    Episode 159: SBA Loan Programs Go Live: What Operators Need To Know
    46:24
  36. 44.
    Episode 158: Economic Relief Package Passes Congress
    39:36
  37. 45.
    Episode 157: Industry Political Agenda Being Redefined by the COVID-19 Outbreak
    1:01:04
  38. 46.
    Episode 156: States and Brands Leading Coronavirus Response
    46:54
  39. 47.
    Episode 155: Industry Response to Coronavirus Important to Policymakers
    47:06
  40. 48.
    Episode 154: Unions Targeting National Restaurant Brands at Airports
    40:14
  41. 49.
    Episode 153: California Eyes Large Scale Commercial Property Tax Increase
    33:55
  42. 50.
    Episode 152: Industry Fights Back Against Third-Party Delivery Platforms
    50:00

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