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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 149: Why Restaurants Should Care About China’s New Plastics Policy1/24/2020
    38:08
  2. 2.
    Episode 148: Governors Reach Out To Industries For Workforce Development Partnerships1/17/2020
    42:44
  3. 3.
    Episode 147: Industry Leader Lays Out 2020 Agenda1/10/2020
    43:17
  4. 4.
    Episode 146: The 2020 Elections - What to Watch For1/3/2020
    22:45
  5. 5.
    Episode 145: New Study Shows Economic Damages of Wage Mandates12/20/2019
    41:38
  6. 6.
    Episode 144: McDonald’s Finally Prevails in Landmark Joint Employer Case12/13/2019
    41:20
  7. 7.
    Episode 143: 2020 Legislative Outlook12/6/2019
    57:20
  8. 8.
    Episode 142: The Business Case for Scheduling11/22/2019
    35:07
  1. 9.
    Episode 141: Conservatives Shake Up Scheduling Conversation11/15/2019
    34:44
  2. 10.
    Episode 140: Election 2019 Impacts: A New Ball Game in Virginia11/8/2019
    46:01
  3. 11.
    Episode 139: Starbucks Makes Innovative Investment in Chicago Neighborhoods11/1/2019
    57:42
  4. 12.
    Episode 138: Portable Benefits for Employees Earning Bipartisan Support10/25/2019
    37:47
  5. 13.
    Episode 137: MUFSO Recap - Convenience And Its Policy Implications10/18/2019
    57:20
  6. 14.
    Episode 136: How Employers Should Prepare for Union Organizing Drives10/11/2019
    46:05
  7. 15.
    Episode 135: SEIU Confirms Signed Union Cards In 50 NYC Locations10/4/2019
    38:11
  8. 16.
    Episode 134: Younger Workers Are Choosing Purpose Over Paycheck9/27/2019
    37:03
  9. 17.
    Episode 133: 2019 Election Forecast9/20/2019
    36:05
  10. 18.
    Episode 132: California Declares War on Franchise Business Model9/13/2019
    46:53
  11. 19.
    Episode 131: Working Families Party is Pulling Democratic Agenda Further to the Left9/6/2019
    31:54
  12. 20.
    Episode 130: Franchise Business Model Under Assault in California8/30/2019
    38:44
  13. 21.
    Episode 129: Unions Demand Candidates Force Collective Bargaining of QSRs8/23/2019
    35:47
  14. 22.
    Episode 128: Media Executive Threatens to Fire Workers Considering a Union8/16/2019
    42:44
  15. 23.
    Episode 127: Main Street Retailers Find Themselves In The Middle of National Gun Debate8/9/2019
    37:32
  16. 24.
    Episode 126: Labor Activists Suffer Big Loss At NLRB8/2/2019
    36:08
  17. 25.
    Episode 125: Burger Chain Defeats Union in Precedent-Setting Election7/26/2019
    44:39
  18. 26.
    Episode 124: Major Brands Getting Caught Up In Ongoing Political Battles7/19/2019
    43:50
  19. 27.
    Episode 123: U.S. House Set to Approve a $15 Minimum Wage7/12/2019
    27:25
  20. 28.
    Episode 122: Obamacare, California-Style7/5/2019
    22:17
  21. 29.
    Episode 121: Industry Getting Caught in Packaging Squeeze6/28/2019
    49:17
  22. 30.
    Episode 120: Operators Embracing Labor Department Apprenticeship Program6/21/2019
    39:18
  23. 31.
    Episode 119: Politicians Working Overtime To Hammer The Industry On...Overtime6/14/2019
    37:24
  24. 32.
    Episode 118: Restaurant Company Turns Tables on Union6/7/2019
    35:03
  25. 33.
    Episode 117: ROC and AOC Team Up to Batter Industry5/31/2019
    43:26
  26. 34.
    Episode 116: Presidential Candidates Join Fight for $15 Protests at McDonald’s5/24/2019
    50:31
  27. 35.
    Episode 115: Data Shows Unions Likely Pulling Back From Corporate Campaigns5/17/2019
    32:52
  28. 36.
    Episode 114: Franchisees Caught Between Trump And The State Of California5/10/2019
    53:37
  29. 37.
    Episode 113: Trump Resort Being Investigated For Wage Theft5/3/2019
    32:05
  30. 38.
    Episode 112: How Irrelevant is the Federal Minimum Wage?4/26/2019
    46:32
  31. 39.
    Episode 111: Restaurant Workers Experiencing a Purple Haze4/19/2019
    39:54
  32. 40.
    Episode 110: CEOs Jump Into the Minimum Wage Mix4/12/2019
    46:26
  33. 41.
    Episode 109: New Joint Employer Standard Provides Clarity The Industry Was Hoping For4/5/2019
    43:09
  34. 42.
    Episode 108: McDonald’s Splits With The NRA Over Minimum Wage3/29/2019
    50:30
  35. 43.
    Episode 107: Unions Pick Off Another Restaurant Company3/22/2019
    57:14
  36. 44.
    Episode 106: New California Delivery Law Could Have Joint Employer Implications3/15/2019
    44:42
  37. 45.
    Episode 105: Pay Disclosure Regulations Back In Play3/8/2019
    42:22
  38. 46.
    Episode 104: Restaurant Industry Finds Itself in Data War3/1/2019
    45:35
  39. 47.
    Episode 103: Anti-Corporate Activists Notch a Big Win2/22/2019
    35:14
  40. 48.
    Episode 102: Uber Founder Moves Into Food Delivery2/15/2019
    44:30
  41. 49.
    Episode 101: The War On Tips. How’s That Going So Far?2/8/2019
    47:42
  42. 50.
    Episode 100: Schultz Drags Restaurant Business Model On To National Stage2/1/2019
    45:18

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